The Letter I’ve Been Avoiding (for 10 Years)

PRE-S: If you’ve been considering signing up for creative coaching with me in 2019, my calendar is getting full. I currently have space for just 3 new Writer’s Group of Two clients to begin this March. If you’ve been craving the unparalleled support, deep seenness and intuitive guidance of a peer whom you can trust […]

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Your Creativity Betrayed You? Here’s What to Do Next.

Happy New Year, friend! When I wrote you last, I told you the story of my not-so-great Great British Bake-Off inspired foray into home baking. It ended disastrously, with me abandoning my intention to bake something “scrummy” altogether  and instead eating three already-made cupcakes in the car on my drive home from the grocery store. But […]

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What I Learned from My (Not-So-Great) Great British Bake-Off

PRE-S: It’s my 33rd birthday this January, so I’m sharing 3 special promotions with you over 3 days to give your writing, creativity, and self-expression its strongest start yet this New Year. This may be the best opportunity for us to work together in 2019, so keep an eye out for your next newsletter on […]

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The Wave of Change

Hey friend, Since I wrote you last, travels both planned and of-the-moment have taken me to Italy, London and Los Angeles. In that time, I’ve shared coffee with a man who I’d discover steals and sells ancient antiquities from sites of Roman ruins; scoured 140-year-old paper records for traces of my ancestors in a sleepy […]

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In Gratitude: Meet My Team Behind the Scenes

Over the last year, I’ve been super privileged and grateful to work with some really amazing creatives, professionals, storytellers and entrepreneurs who have supported my business, improved my words, and done most of the heavy lifting behind all that you see. Today, I’m thrilled to introduce you to them: the unofficial team of stellar souls […]

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Who becomes a Story Shine client? Here are 19 examples.

Storytelling is all abuzz in the business world nowadays. A few years ago, it was “personal branding.” In a few years? It will probably be something different. In the meantime, all you need to know is that storytelling is about offering understanding, context and relevance to other humans.

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The Season of Creation (A Story of Springtime in New England)

Every season of creation is a time of upheaval and churning. Promise and hope of what could be rub up against what already is. Emotions and uncertainty stir; the muck of old, self-protective narratives that we’ve subconsciously clung onto for ages rise to the surface of our awareness.

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How to Overcome Writer’s Block

All writers understand that words and stories make up the experience of our lives. So why do we keep breathing life into the story of writer’s block, a widespread and mysterious affliction that has no apparent cure? It’s time that the story of writer’s block comes to an end.

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Writing is Deepening into the Soul of Who You Are

Writing, of all forms of self-expression, is an ever-deepening circle into the soul of who you are. Because the act of writing consists of the very words of the stories, sentiments, emotions and experiences that you’re living as you live them.

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