Stories about author

the writing life – reimagine

I’ve lived a lot of life and am likely older than most of the folks who will read One Woman Can Change The World. And I watch friends post...

the writing life – reach

What is the power of one? One hand reaching out to hold another strengthens both. One heart stretched and shaped gives space for greater love. One voice joining with...

the writing life – rewrite

This was never the original plan, but it is a most masterful rewrite. On the list of things I wanted to be when I grew up, you’d find archaeologist,...

Twelve More Stories in the Life of a Writer

Motivation and mantras. Rejection and rewrites. Ideas and confession—and a personal addiction. Here are twelve more stories in the life of this writer, including the one about the best...

The Writing Life – Change the World.

My husband smiled as I snapped the picture of the bookstore that shines its light in our local airport. It’s not the first time I’ve taken a photo of...

The Writing Life – The Best Things.

I can still hear Zela’s voice. “You are a writer, Aunty Ronne? I love stories—what stories do you write? Will you read me a story?” Even now, to be...

The Writing Life – I Have an Addiction.

I HAVE AN ADDICTION. I think about the origin of the thoughts whispered so subtly into our hungry-for-something-more ears. Back, before a woman and a man and paradise and...

The Writing Life – Like Diamonds.

“Wow, that photo. It’s beautiful – it looks like diamonds.” A filmmaker friend said that as he glanced through the images on my phone. There were so many stories...

The Writing Life – A Better Story.

I remember all the plans I made to share my book idea with the world around me. I wrapped my bold dreams in brightly colored ribbon and carried them...

The Writing Life – We are Words People.

“We love words, right GiGi?” I smile, and say, “Yes, Sawyer. We are words people.” Sawyer is my grandson, and his presence makes my heart melt. From the time...