A Camino novel: Two Steps Forward
I was excited to read a novel set on the Camino de Santiago, because my husband and I are planning our own Camion hike for next year. Two Steps Forward was written by a husband and wife team who have hiked the Camino twice.
Everything I’ve learned about how to find a literary agent
I’m in the midst of trying to find an agent for my first novel. This is everything I’ve learned about the query process so far, from my own experience and from other writers. This information is for fiction writers who are interested in seeking agent representation for traditional publishing.
Thoughts on privilege
Those of us who are interested in spirituality cannot call ourselves enlightened if we turn a blind eye to injustice and inequity in the world. We cannot be agents for truth and compassion while simultaneously ignoring the ways that racism continues to have a very real influence in our society and institutions.
Why I’m rebranding (and what the heck is hygge?)
When seeking a new name for my blog, I came across the Danish concept of hygge. While the word doesn’t have an exact translation, hygge broadly means an approach to life that encourages positivity and greater well-being through enjoying the simple things in life. It’s loosely translated as “contentment of the soul.”