Today’s Show Up! Journal power words: isn’t it funny how the great conversationalists seldom speak? I think Dale Carnegie had it right. People engage with us when we are curious about them. So, the best way to be regarded as […]

On Touchstones – We need them in storytelling and in life

Everything in my life has been coming back to relevance. As I develop this new phase of my life, I am trimming away anything that doesn’t serve me. I have modified my patterns of behavior, thought modes, and emotional triggers. […]

We Are With You – On supportive creative communities

Yesterday, I facilitated my “Present Out Loud” workshop at Balticon (the Maryland Regional Science Fiction/Fantasy convention). The workshop is on how to present/read your work at bookstore events, interviews, audio narrations, and workshops. We worked on breath technique, voicing, characterization, […]