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What It Looks Like to Be Living the Dream

What It Looks Like to Be Living the Dream

Want to know what it looks like to be living the dream? I spent last night in this room … at the top of a tower in a castle. That’s right. A castle. I’m at the Glen Eyrie castle for a few days. Writing in the early mornings, then teaching and mentoring a group of middle school writers for the rest of the day. I am literally living, breathing, talking, and dreaming about stories all

Reflections From a Castle Tower

Reflections From a Castle Tower

Yes. That’s where I stayed for several days last week. In a castle. In Colorado. With a room at the top of the tallest tower featuring floor-to-way-over-my-head arched windows. Officially, I was chaperoning a group of middle school writers and teaching them about plotting fabulous stories. Unofficially, I was dreaming up stories of my own and soaking up the inspiration. During the day, I was busy from dawn until dark staying ahead of giggling, energetic