Were you looking for Writing on Air? Don’t worry, you’re in the right place. I’ve combined my love of writing and reading with my love of Cottage Living. I hope that makes as much sense to you as it does to me – the cottage is where my mind is free for all things creative. Please stay, explore and enjoy! 

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Bad Advice for Writers

Bad Advice for Writers

Sometimes bad advice for writers comes from the best of intentions. In this episode, Cheri Caddick joins me again to help us out of the spots we writers get into when we receive bad advice. Cheri and I discuss how some advice can be downright mean at one point in our writing life and perfect

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Book Review

Real Artists Don’t Starve by Jeff Goins

There is a long held image of the tortured artist – mostly held by starving, bleary-eyed, vice-addled artists I think. In this book, Jeff Goins not only dispels the image of the suffering artist, he shares evidence that the opposite is possible. What I like most about this book is the way the author not

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Book Review

You Are a Writer by Jeff Goins

I’m on a little bit of a bender with reading books about writing. This is one by Jeff Goins, I really like.  … And there’s one thing that REALLY bugs me about it. First, the good stuff: The way Jeff Goins writes is light and easy to read (or listen to). Some of the analogies

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Chasing the Muse

Chasing the Muse: 5 Ways to Honor & Invite the Muse

In preparation for this Radio Show I decided to take a little stumble through Google to find out what a Creative Muse really is. Here’s what I’ve discovered: there are thousands, if not millions of conversations out there about the Creative Muse. Looking strictly at the definition of Muse, we have: Verb – to muse; to

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Our silly Cottage Fishing Tournament Trophy

Host a Cottage Fishing Tournament

There’s nothing like a little competition to keep things interesting at the cottage! So, for the last 4 years, we’ve hosted the “Cedarwood Bass Classic,” a cottage fishing tournament. The “Cedarwood Bass Classic” or CBC for short, has evolved from an all summer event to just a few weeks. And we’ve changed a few of

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Book Review

Mitzi Bytes by Kerry Clare

Time for some summer fun reading! A book review of Mitzi Bytes by Kerry Clare. I don’t often have time to wander aimlessly through a grocery store but one sultry summer Saturday afternoon I did. As I wandered the aisles I came across the book section. I usually don’t pay attention to books in a

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Adventures with The Cottage Husband