Daniel Beals, Guest Contributor: Life is full of changes. One of those big changes happens around 17 to 21 years of age—the transition from teen to adult. I’m not going to tell you what you should do during this transition, or how to think about it after it happens. What I want to share is how it changed me.
Caitlyn Meissner, Guest Contributor: I’m a writer, and a comparison addict. Maybe you’re one, too.
By Tineke Bryson, Staff Writer: If you are shaken by the loss of your earlier confidence and joy in writing, please don’t make the mistake of concluding you just don’t have it in you after all.
Tineke Bryson, Staff Writer As a parent, you field these well-meaning but bewildering questions from relatives and friends. They make you anxious, defensive. All the while, you ache for your son or daughter as they wrestle with their own questions, and there’s no way for you to hand them the answers.
Tineke Bryson, Staff Writer: Watching your young writer agonize over writer’s block, or whether their story idea is good enough, can be heartbreaking. Don’t you wish you could get inside your son’s head and change his perspective? Don’t you long to say the right thing—something irrefutable—when your daughter rages that none of your encouraging words are true?