12.1.20

Inspiration & Perspiration:Danielle Trussoni’s Newsletter December 1st Newsletter “Genius is 1 Percent Inspiration and 99 Percent Perspiration.”– Thomas Edison Can you believe we’re here at the beginning of December already? I’m taking a moment to let that information settle. I can hardly believe that we are at the end of 2020. It has been a strange and difficult year, and now that it is almost gone, …

10.31.20

Inspiration & Perspiration:Danielle Trussoni’s Newsletter October 31st, 2020 “Genius is 1 Percent Inspiration and 99 Percent Perspiration.”– Thomas Edison Happy Halloween from the writing cave! I wanted to wish you the best of eerie days by reminding you that origins of Halloween come from the ancient Celtic festival of Samhain. Read all about that here.  Tonight is an extra special Halloween because it is a full moon, a rare …

10.24.20

Inspiration & Perspiration:Danielle Trussoni’s Newsletter October 24th, 2020 “Genius is 1 Percent Inspiration and 99 Percent Perspiration.”– Thomas Edison Hello from the writing cave where I am currently looking out at the river. This photo was taken earlier this week, just before the sun came up. I try to watch the sun come over Mount Beacon every morning (I wake up early!). October is gorgeous in …

10.3.20

Inspiration & Perspiration:Danielle Trussoni’s Newsletter October 3rd, 2020 “Genius is 1 Percent Inspiration and 99 Percent Perspiration.”– Thomas Edison Good morning from the Hudson Valley! It is a sunny Indian summer kind of day, one that makes me want to escape the writing cave and be outside in the colors of fall. There is a faint hint of chill in the air, and orange leaves falling …

9.12.20

Inspiration & Perspiration:Danielle Trussoni’s Newsletter September 12th, 2020 “Genius is 1 Percent Inspiration and 99 Percent Perspiration.”– Thomas Edison Good morning and Happy Saturday, It’s been a busy week for me in the writing cave, where I have been buried in my office working on my new novel. It’s an exciting time. I’ve reached the midway point of the book and can see the end in …

9.5.20

Inspiration & Perspiration:Danielle Trussoni’s Newsletter September 5th, 2020 “Genius is 1 Percent Inspiration and 99 Percent Perspiration.”– Thomas Edison Hello from the Writing Cave! If you haven’t noticed, I took a month hiatus from writing to you Saturday morning. Did you miss me? I know that I missed sitting at my desk early Saturday, drinking coffee and sending out news about my week to you. I’ve …

8.8.20

Inspiration & Perspiration:Danielle Trussoni’s Newsletter August 8th, 2020 “Genius is 1 Percent Inspiration and 99 Percent Perspiration.”– Thomas Edison  Good morning from the Writing Cave, Here is a little sage for your weekend: I don’t know if you noticed, but I didn’t send out my weekly message last week. There was not one reason, but I felt a general sense of fatigue and wanted to take …

7.25.20

Inspiration & Perspiration:Danielle Trussoni’s Newsletter July 25th, 2020 “Genius is 1 Percent Inspiration and 99 Percent Perspiration.”– Thomas Edison  Good morning from the hot and sticky Hudson Valley, where I am looking out over the river from my office and having my morning coffee. I’ve gotten in the habit of working weekends, but I plan to take a break from the writing cave today. I’m going …

7.18.20

Inspiration & Perspiration:Danielle Trussoni’s Newsletter July 18th, 2020 “Genius is 1 Percent Inspiration and 99 Percent Perspiration.”– Thomas Edison Good morning from the writing cave, where I am staring at a vase of blue hydrangeas and trying to make progress on my new novel. This has been a busy week for me. I’ve been writing the first draft of a new novel, which has been both …

7.4.20

Inspiration & Perspiration:Danielle Trussoni’s Newsletter July 4th, 2020 “Genius is 1 Percent Inspiration and 99 Percent Perspiration.”– Thomas Edison If you haven’t heard the fireworks yet, they are coming tonight. I’m preparing for a huge light show over the Hudson River, which I will be watching from my front porch. I live in a Victorian era house on a bluff overlooking the Hudson. There is a …