American Writer, Photographer, and Website Designer. Former career Fire and EMS Lieutenant. She/Her/Lesbian.

Tag: Michael Ondaatje

  • The Writing Habits of Those Who Write

    Many countless folks have asked me what my writing habits are, and I have been reluctant to share my secrets.  Before we begin writing anything, the writing has to start somewhere; in other words, there has to be some sort of inspiration to write (sometimes known as writing prompts).  Lots of experienced writers have habits, or rituals that the writer goes through before they begin to start writing.  I prefer to have plenty of coffee, or tea, or really anything with caffeine nearby, and a bound notebook.  I carry a notebook, or at the very least, a pen and paper, with me at all times.  Of course, a comfortable chair and some music playing in the background helps as well.  But instead…