It’s going to take courage to become a minimalist. Last weekend, I saw a news interview with Joshua Fields Millburn & Ryan Nicodemus whose website, theminimalists.com, explains their journey away from a “keeping up with the Joneses” mentality and toward a more meaningful life. I promptly looked up their recommendations […]
On November 1, my friend Sarah Rodriguez Pratt posted a note to say that she hates National Novel Writing Month (aka NaNoWriMo). I gasped. It had to be a typo.My sweet, Jackie-O lookalike friend in the sassy peacock dress had just sprouted two green heads with fangs that threatened to […]
According to Ricky Gervais, writing is about honesty. It’s about making the ordinary EXTRAordinary. In this clip, Ricky takes the age-old advice “write what you know,” and makes it… extraordinary.