Evolution of a Twit, encore

Tweet, tweet, tweet… choke. Last October, when I finally and OH so reluctantly joined the ranks on Facebook and Twitter, I wrote a post titled ‘Evolution of a Twit’. There I outlined that my capitulation was entirely due to the need to create an author’s platform for my forthcoming book. These days, publishers want an…

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Good Men and the Great Work

“Humanity stands at a pivotal moment in our collective development with Earth and the global community. Described eloquently by the noted cultural historian and spiritual ecologist, Thomas Berry, the Great Work of our time is to re-envision humanity and carry out the urgent, essential transition from being the most destructive force on the planet to…

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Cutting Words: The Challenge of Dividing a Manuscript

Cut it in half. That’s essentially what the New York agent said upon reviewing my current manuscript, “Eros and the Sacred Masculine.” After two years of writing and another year of editing, this wasn’t exactly the news I wanted to hear. Her professional opinion is that a large book will be a difficult sell because…

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After the Storm: The Gift of Losses

After twenty-four hours of hard rain, in the midst of a powerful and intriguing dream, the crash outside wakes me in the silence of the dark, predawn hours. It takes only a second for my sleepy brain to categorize the sound as a falling tree, though I am still disoriented enough that I cannot exactly…

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