Rhonda Douglas is the author of Welcome to the Circus: Stories, Some Days I Think I Know Things: The Cassandra Poems and How to Love a Lonely Man. She’s a writer with a day-call, an editor and writing mentor.
- Magic. It’s a potent word. For the fantasy aficionado, it conjures images of wands and witchcraft, spells and potions; for the illusionist, fans and income; for the faithful, miracles. Writers and other artists practice our own sort of magic. And
- For those of us not writing full-time or [ahem] lacking a rich patron, finding time to write is the constant struggle. Writing practice always varies from writer to writer. The details can vary but the need for a considered writing
- Managing motivation and our energy for writing is something almost all writers struggle with at some point in their writing lives. We intend to write the poem/story/book, but we just can’t get to the page as often as we’d like.