What responsibilities do nonfiction writers have in a time of violent social unrest, soaring inequality, and widespread suffering? What can you do to make a difference? I’m not asking what you can do as an individual: as a member of your community, a citizen, a neighbor, a person of faith, a parent or child, or any […]
Immersing yourself in a writing project changes the way you see the world around you. It shifts you into a writing mindset.
In many of life’s major, endurance-related endeavors, pacing is the difference between success and burnout, achievement and frustration. Start a marathon at a sprint, and you may enjoy an early lead but run out of steam halfway through. Start too slowly, and everyone may have gone home by the time you reach the finish line. […]
The events of the past few weeks have made many people re-assess the lives they were leading before the pandemic. How about you? Do you marvel at how you spent your time when there were no restrictions on your movements? Do you see your relationships with others differently now? If you are not working on […]
Writing Lessons from the Coronavirus Pandemic Even while most of us are shut at home, we’re stretching our ability to adapt to changing realities and fluid public health situations. There’s so much we do not know yet about the virus or how to handle it. Advice that seemed solid four weeks ago now appears quaint […]
An Interview with Trista Harris Trista Harris is a philanthropic futurist and author of Future Good. In her role as president of the Future Good consultancy, she helps nonprofit leaders envision and build a better future in their work. Futurism, as Trista defines it in her book, is the practice of recognizing trends and anticipating […]