If you want to build an audience, publishing experts say, you need to give readers practical information. But if you want to satisfy yourself, you also need to hold onto the reason you write in the first place.
Do the stories you tell about yourself and others help you navigate life, or get in your way?
What do extraordinary survivors know about overcoming fear?
Someday a child might come to you and say that they are sad or scared about what is happening in the world. What do you do then?
Brilliant legal strategies, grassroots activism, and political acumen clearly had much to do with the success of the gay rights movement. But so did some more simple, deeply human things
Information overload can spin you in circles. Or you can use it to hone in on what really matters.
Finding the courage to scale walls, peek over and take the plunge.