Category Archives: Motivation


Neil Gaiman said: “I believe that stories are incredibly important, possibly in ways we don’t understand, in allowing us to make sense of our lives, in allowing us to escape our lives, in giving us empathy and in creating the world that we live in.” This is why I wrote Bloom; To give hope to […]

On killing your darlings

I read an interview with John Green last year, and Green said that in his writing process, he revises and revised until only a small percentage of what he started with remains in the final product.  I thought this was crazy when I first heard it.  I mean, why would you pour your soul out […]