A Taste of Home for the Next Generation (Interview with Sapna Anu George)

My guest, today, is Sapna Anu George. We met through Write Tribe, but really discovered our common interests once we started talking about freelance writing, family, and cookbooks. How did you first become a journalist and freelance writer? Sapna Anu George was exposed to language and words from a young age. Her grandfather worked for Read More …

Letter to My Errant Muse #wtfow #writebravely

Dear Fred, You and I have always had an uneasy alliance. I pooh-pooh the whole idea of a “Muse” as something akin to the myth of “writer’s block,” and say “I don’t need a Muse, for crying out loud.” You fling me a link to this scene and ask if I’d prefer to have a Read More …

Maps

What do you think of, when you think of maps? Do you think of a quaint, old-fashioned globe? Or one of those huge pieces of paper that require magic incantations to re-fold properly? Travel Maps How do you develop empathy and appreciation for diversity? It helps to travel, and I was lucky to grow up Read More …

Write Tribe Festival of Words

The Write Tribe Festival Of Words Is Back #WTFOW, and I will be joining in the fun. The Write Tribe is a merry band of bloggers – if you read blogs, I’m sure you’re familiar with some of them – and they have accepted me into the “tribe” and made me feel like part of Read More …

Seven Days, in the Seventh Month, in the…Wait, WHAT?

The word “September” comes from the Latin word, septem, meaning seven. I am taking part in The Write Tribe Festival of Words 1st – 7th September 2013, and what more appropriate theme for the first week of the seventh month could there be, but “seven”?  “Wait, what?” I hear you cry. “September is the ninth month Read More …