Hyler Communications Musings

A Writer’s live reading: both a humbling and gratifying experience

Do you hear that sound? That’s a sigh of relief. I’m very grateful to Swedish author Astrid Lindgren and British author Roald Dahl. Tonight, I had a reading of my young adult novel to a live audience of my fellow writers attending the Martha’s Vineyard Writers’ Residency, and many members of the community who generously gave […]

Creative writing is hard work, a joy, and a gift

I’ve reached the end of week one in my Writer’s Residency at the Noepe Center for Literary Arts in Edgartown, Martha’s Vineyard, Mass. I plan to join several of the ten writers, who ventured from various parts of the world to work on their creative writing, in a community reading tomorrow night. Over meals and […]

How my creative writing fuels me

I’m writing this from a lovely sun-filled room in a massive Bed and Breakfast, turned inspirational writer’s retreat, on a bright, sunny day in Edgartown, Mass. on Martha’s Vineyard. I’m an entrepreneur and I’ve just completed a six month project at Northwestern Mutual, a global leader in life insurance, annuities, and more. So, why am […]