Making Dreams Come True

Dreams Come True! It’s been a two-year long journey but my unswerving commitment to remake myself as a travel writer is beginning to pay off. I have been hired by UpTake.com as a freelance travel writer for their “Attractions” blog. UpTake is a travel search and discovery site that helps users make informed decisions about … Read more

Doing More Right Than Wrong With My Writing

For the last two days I’ve been in Richmond, Virginia, attending the James River Writers Conference. Since this is the first writers conference I have ever attended, I really did not know what to expect, but the event exceeded my every expectation. Not only were the various plenary and breakout sessions incredibly informative, but without … Read more

Rekindling My Light

Monks at Wat Muentoom in Chiang Mai get into the spirit of Yi Peng by launching a lantern of their own

Albert Schweitzer said, “At times our own light goes out and is rekindled by a spark from another person. Each of us has cause to think with deep gratitude of those who have lighted the flame within us.” Last week I almost gave up writing my book. I sent it out to a couple of … Read more