Author Archives: Liza Palmer

The Keynote

(I gave the final keynote at the wonderful SiWC conference back in October, 2017.  I was terrified and struggling, but SiWC is a writing conference built on community, warmth and heart, so, I wrote this:) *** First some flight instructions to … Continue reading

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7 Things to Remember When You Finish a Book

I just turned in the first draft of Book Eight.  I hit send on Monday and felt this glorious sense of relief….for about five hours. I was then reminded –  punched in the face really – by my own Things to … Continue reading

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What We’re Really Saying When We Say Something is “Off the Table.”

I’ve been thinking a lot about when we say something is “off the table.” The first time I used it was when I was talking to a friend of mine about this guy who was wrong in all the right … Continue reading

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When We Think We’re Failures

I’ve been thinking a lot about failure. More than usual. It dawned on me that something was going off the rails when I realized that the self-help book I’d been listening to on my morning commute had just been playing … Continue reading

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