This morning there was a headline about a local gang rape that occurred several years ago. The article related the circumstances of the rape, and also the various issues for the victim as she sought justice, and closure. I have
My head is swirling in ancient sacred texts, which makes it feel strange to talk about contemporary writing. The voice is so different. Even though the texts come from different times and places, the translations all have a similar feel.
Do you ever notice when you bring something too close to your eyes that it hurts and you lose focus? You close your eyes or move the object away or both. As a writer, I’m a student of human behavior.
Ambivalence is the word of the day – maybe the weekend – possibly the past week. I found myself moving from one side of the spectrum to the other. I’m hesitant to say much around this, except I feel the
Do you have writer friends? You should. Writer friends are fun and fun is good! *Extra points for anyone who gets this book reference!* But seriously, if you are a writer, you need writer friends. Need. Them. Yesterday. These are
I recently came upon a certain horror writer’s website. He shall remain nameless, suffice it to say, he is very successful. His site is appropriate to his genre and expertly designed. He also has a library that is longer than
I didn’t win the Powerball, but I did buy a ticket. I’ve never purchased a lottery ticket before now. I did it because at some point, with that amount of money, it seemed like the thing to do. During the
There is a balance that gets established – a rhythm and routine. This is how I tune out Oscar and Elmo as I write this. This is how despite forgetting the three or four good ideas for a post, I
There are so many things I could write about today. This past weekend was FULL of inspiration. Not only did I stay in a lovely inn, chat with other guests, but I also went wine-tasting and saw THE FORCE AWAKENS.
I got a lot done last week. I did. Because I got a lot done, I was able to see how much more I needed to do. I also got sick, and had a slow recovery. My husband then got