The Myth of Making It

I don't often reblog other writing here, but this one is worth the trouble.  The author is Soraya Roberts. — M If the most financially and critically successful artists don’t feel successful, maybe there’s something wrong with how we think about success. Source: The Myth of Making It

Impressions of Wales

A travel-blog post on my first impressions of Wales.  Read it here: https://bkk-writing.blogspot.com/2019/08/impressions-of-wales.html

air and light and time and space

air and light and time and space "–you know, I’ve either had a family, a job, something has always been in the way but now I’ve sold my house, I’ve found this place, a large studio, you should see the space and the light. for the first time in my life I’m going to have a place and the time to… Continue reading air and light and time and space

The Story of My Inner Critic

The story of my inner critic begins when I was very young, perceiving the unrest between my mother and father.  Money was always a critical issue.  My father lived in the same house but was generally unavailable, emotionally and otherwise.  At the same time, my mother held powerful feelings of resentment against him for not… Continue reading The Story of My Inner Critic

Of Trouble, Money, and the So-called Writing Life

There is a writing life.  And you could lead it if you could only get past everything else, which is to say yourself.  This is what a lot of writers eventually believe, even if they don’t start out that way.  Maybe you believe it, too.  It’s not the wrong way to think (tell me there’s… Continue reading Of Trouble, Money, and the So-called Writing Life