Tag: workshop

Leading an Online Workshop

This past week I led my first online workshop. The workshop is called Get Your Writing Life Organized and is one of my favorites to deliver. This is a workshop that has been evolving over the last ten years or so. It didn’t start out as a writing workshop, but as a workshop for professionals at the large tech company where I work.  At first … Read More Leading an Online Workshop

My Obsession with Organizing Turns Into a Workshop

I have been an organizer all my life, but I am also not naturally a “neat” person. My mother constantly laments the fact that I became so much more neat and organized after I left home. But she also admits that there were signs I would get there eventually. When I did bother to clean my room, it was an all-out put-everything-back-exactly-where-it-goes effort – … Read More My Obsession with Organizing Turns Into a Workshop

Pacing: Avoiding Rush Hour and Rollercoasters

Pacing can be one of the trickier elements of writing a book (and one I’m definitely still working on with every book I write). There is a delicate balance to placing all the most important moments in the book in such a way that they flow naturally. You don’t want the minor elements to drag it down to rush hour slowness, and you also … Read More Pacing: Avoiding Rush Hour and Rollercoasters