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Soul Searching at Starbucks

Reflections, ramblings, inspiration. For technical help, head on over to the Writing Tips area of the blog, or click here to learn more about the blog.

Travel tip

My husband and I are on our way to Scotland. Right now, we are in the midst of a three hour layover at the Pearson International Airport in Toronto. Fun timez, these layovers. Though we hail from a Detroit suburb, we flew out of Windsor International Airport in, well, Windsor, Ontario, a hop, skip and […]

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A work story, part one

1977. I was anxious for a job that didn’t entail putting other people’s children to bed before I raided their fridge. So I walked along the shoulder of a busy road to the corner restaurant and applied for a “real” job. We’d just moved to Novi, a haven for divorced mothers and their children. Thanks to my […]

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All the things I didn’t say at the writing conference, part one

I participated on a panel discussion with two wonderful writers, Cindy LaFerle and Claire Charlton, at the Detroit Working Writers annual conference on Saturday, May 21. Our panel description: Creative Non-Fiction: How to Write Rock Solid Feature Stories and Essays. All three of us are freelance journalist-types who either write features, magazine-style essays, or both. We slanted […]

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