About not following your passion

Todays assignment: Write about a dream or a goal that you failed to achieve. What went wrong? And how did the experience change you? In 1991 I had studied German and Chinese forever without really feeling passion for any of it. I also had discovered an unexpected passion for something totally different: pottery. Years before […]

The beginning

Every writer knows how scary and intimidating a blank sheet of paper can be, when it’s lying there on the desk, waiting for the right words to stumble out of ones head and get in line to float through the arm and hand and pen and out on the paper. It can be so tempting […]