Recognizing the judgments we all pass on ourselves, says Bonnie Friedman, is the first step to freedom.
This oriole, this friend, this daughter, this fox—Michael Sowder on all the poems that are just waiting for us to write them down.
When bestselling author Ruth Ozeki becomes a Zen priest, she finds out Zen and novel writing do not easily go hand in hand.
Buddhadharma caught up with Susan Piver for a couple of questions about writing and meditation.
Andrea Miller interviews Seth Greenland, author of The Angry Buddhist, about how mindfulness soothed his writing.
Mystery, suspense, science fiction – Andrea Miller profiles three Buddhist-inspired novelists who make up stories to tell the truth.
A reporter is a lot like a meditator, says NPR journalist Gerry Hadden. Both are on a quest for truth. And ultimately neither finds it.
Greg Sumner reflects on the Buddhist themes in Kurt Vonnegut’s writings, fixating on his phrase: If this isn’t nice, I don’t know what is.
Writer Dinty W. Moore shares an excerpt from his new book, what he says is “perhaps most important application of mindfulness for a writer.”
Ruth Ozeki reviews “Writing as Enlightenment: Buddhist American Literature Into the Twenty-First Century”.