For most of us, the days are long gone when we just wrote for fun. When we merrily penned stories, poems and plays, with no other desire than to express ourselves....

Walking in this world. Living. Loving. It all needs a witness, and the ideal witness is the pen. Writing is so powerful, but writing in groups has its own special energy. ...

So, I’m not quite 40, but I will be in October. And I wanted to say a few words in honour of the big day. ...

People often talk about the publishing industry in terms of numbers – declining sales and falling profits. So it's easy to forget about the magic dust that books can spread. ...

You not only form relationships with the people in a city, but with a city itself. The bric-a-brac of London: the cafes, the sights, and the mass energy was something I communed with on a daily basis. ...

People often talk about the glass ceiling, in terms of women, or minorities. But there’s also a sensitive ceiling throughout much of the world. ...

This post is inspired by Glamour magazine’s ‘Hey, it’s OK’ page. This is my personal list, which I think will resonate with HSPs, introverts, mavericks and makers. ...

For years I got the message that my frizzy, natural hair wasn’t appropriate. Now, I’m fighting back. ...

It takes a village, they say, a village to raise a child. But I think it takes far less than that. A sympathetic nod, a smile, and the willingness to step out of yourself and imagine what life must be like for a young juggler....