The irony has a metallic taste, and it can make us feel as if we are being pitted against ourselves. Blame, shame, game; what’s your name? In a world obsessed with definitions and titles and appearances, who are we? Who are we when no one’s watching?
We as writers have a uniqueness of spirit, which is often misunderstood but should be embraced. A writer gives life to things others cannot.
By walking in my Dad’s shoes – by exploring his story – I healed my past and claimed my own path and my birthright – to be a writer and a teller of stories.
In spite of significant obstacles due to deep and damaging messages by his grandmother, an author has his book published, and begins to absorb that reality.
At the dinner and dance for his high school reunion, a writer unexpectedly has an enjoyable time and heals old wounds from his high-school days.
A writer attends a high school reunion dinner dance, planning to leave early, but things don’t turn out like he expected.
Author Dan Hays tells of his experience of being at a writer’s conference and having the dream meeting with a prospective agent.
A writer takes steps to publish a memoir he has written, knowing that moving forward with his book will help him release the fears he has harbored since childhood.
Accessing old memories leads a writer into nights of insomnia and fear, and brings him closer to publication.
An author writes an inner child exercise, and discovers a horrible incident with his grandmother when he was eight years old that locked up his writing for many years.