Editing a Novel and Impermanence

Editing a novel is a source of immeasurable suffering for writers around the world. And I totally get it. When the Buddha set out to understand why we suffer, he began by examining our common conception of phenomena in the world. By peering deeply into them, he understood their nature. And their nature, he said, … Continue reading Editing a Novel and Impermanence

The True Value of a Peer Mentor

Ten years ago, I would've laughed in the face of anybody who told me I'd ever want, let alone benefit from, a peer mentor or coach. Over the last ten years, however, I've been fortunate enough to work with some people who really knew their stuff. People who had been in my shoes, done the … Continue reading The True Value of a Peer Mentor