6.1.21

Inspiration & Perspiration:Danielle Trussoni’s Newsletter June 1st Newsletter “Genius is 1 Percent Inspiration and 99 Percent Perspiration.”– Thomas Edison  Happy first day of June from the Writing Cave. If you follow me on Instagram, you may have seen that I escaped my little hovel on the Hudson River and spent some time in San Miguel de Allende with my husband Hadrien.                We had …

3.8.21

Inspiration & Perspiration:Danielle Trussoni’s Newsletter March 8th Newsletter “Genius is 1 Percent Inspiration and 99 Percent Perspiration.”– Thomas Edison Hello from the chilly Hudson Valley! I mentioned in my last newsletter at the beginning of February that the temperatures dropped here in the Hudson Valley and now, a month later, we’re still spending a lot of time by the fire. Even though it has been snowy, …

2.1.21

Inspiration & Perspiration:Danielle Trussoni’s Newsletter February 1st Newsletter “Genius is 1 Percent Inspiration and 99 Percent Perspiration.”– Thomas Edison Hello from the wintry Hudson Valley! I have some exciting news for my international readers! The Ancestor is now available globally! You can read The Ancestor via e-book in every country worldwide. Here is the link for the book in a few countries: United KingdomAustraliaIndiaFranceItalyDenmark The temperatures have dropped this week and …

1.1.21

Inspiration & Perspiration:Danielle Trussoni’s Newsletter January 1st Newsletter “Genius is 1 Percent Inspiration and 99 Percent Perspiration.”– Thomas Edison Happy 2021 from the writing cave! A new year is has come and with it new intentions, new writing projects, new books to discover, new adventures, and new friends. This past year has been a strange, dark time for many of us. It has made me feel especially …

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 …

10.3.20

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 …

9.5.20

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 …

6.27.20

Inspiration & Perspiration:Danielle Trussoni’s Newsletter June 27th, 2020 “Genius is 1 Percent Inspiration and 99 Percent Perspiration.”– Thomas Edison  It has been a busy and productive week in my writing cave. I began my week with the students of The Newport MFA, Salve Regina’s Low Residency MFA program, where I am a member of the faculty. It is a wonderful program with talented writers. In normal …