Kickstart Your Writer’s Ear

Don’t you just love overhearing snippets of conversations? I do. I’m not a snoop but some types of random communication between strangers help to kickstart my writer’s ear — I like to tune into the way people talk, their quirky wisecracks and tone of voice. It can be interesting research for any writer. Why? Because … Continue reading Kickstart Your Writer’s Ear

The Things You Should Never Share About Someone You Love

Just the other day, my mother went to tell me about someone else’s personal business. I instantly rejected the conversation about a relative who feels the need to share with my mom all the ins and outs of her relationship. From her sex life to money matters; to the hottest topic to land on this … Continue reading The Things You Should Never Share About Someone You Love

The Truth About Honesty

4 things to consider before you get brutally honest with the people you love. I’m not sure why people feel as if the truth needs to be brutally delivered in order to be effective. I believe that honesty embodies the qualities of love, matters of the heart and empathy. Brutality and cruelty are elements directly … Continue reading The Truth About Honesty