Just A Little More

This is a little excerpt from my bestselling memoir: “Cancer Don’t Care.” It comes from a section called “Creative Spark,” which can be found in Chapter 17. I felt like it had been forever since I had written anything good or important. Sometimes, a word would come to me, and I would quickly write it down to see if it might be the start of a poem, but the well would run dry. Poetry can’t be forced. It must come […]

On Being a Writer…

Michelle SandlinMichelle Sandlin

Being a writer is not a job.
It is not a choice.
It is a state of being.
It is at the core of my existence.
Nothing will stand in its way and nothing can prevent it.
It’s my creative mastermind.
It’s the course I travel blindly, but with an open heart.
It is the life I lead.
It’s the introspection and observation.
It’s where I find meaning.