Writing Archive

BlogHer14 Path to Published Author

Inspired by Danielle of Another Version of Mother, I’m looking back again on my #BlogHer14 experience; this time, highlighting my tweets from Pathfinder Day, the preconference session. I attended Path to Published Author, which was led by two successful (i.e., published) authors, Hank Shaw and Margaret Dilloway. ...Read More

Six Word Story

Today, I received an email from one of the professional groups I belong to on LinkedIn that asked “what’s your six-word story?” Intrigued, I clicked on the email to discover a discussion centered on the idea of describing myself in just six words. It made ...Read More

Why blog?

Why blog? Or, why do I blog? That’s really the question. It’s been on my mind a lot lately. Carving out time for writing amid the business of work and family has been challenging these past few weeks. I grab time at 5 AM, ...Read More

Trying Something New

I’ve been quiet on Red Shutters this past week. But, I haven’t been away from writing. I’m taking a six-week writing workshop at a writing center in Boston, and, as a result, all of my free time has been swallowed up by writing essays ...Read More