Tag Archives: life events

Rise Above the Tears

Sometimes, tears can be our greatest inspiration. They force us to react, and rise above ourselves. Almost a year ago, I really kicked up my writing output. I wrote a lot. I read a lot. I started to find myself as an artist. Then, in December, my Grandpa Joe lay in hospice, dying of cancer. […]

Life, the Universe, and Writing (Week Ending August 18)

Few of us can separate our writing from our personal lives. The stress of life’s tragedies and the joys of life’s celebrations can affect the ability to write. Whether dealing with family problems or issues at work, it doesn’t take a lot to hurt creativity. This week, we asked the writers in the Cafe which […]