Another week and another poem. I’m glad to still be writing. Pretty in a box Can we afford all of the dolls? Nothing on credit. Under credit. Invite the internet To admire the dolls No one can reach the top Without fillers or filters. Don’t yawn too much. No wriggling. No giggling Polish then polishContinue reading “Poetry maybe. #2”
I did it! I finally wrote a poem. It’s only been a hundred years since I wrote an actual poem. So here it is. Finally. Waiting for the good ice How can you test if you can Rescue your mind Before they interfere? Then the mood is light Or maybe woozy. Wonderful and nauseous. TheyContinue reading “Poetry maybe. #1”
In hindsight, I should have had my youngest kid ask the questions for an interview with Ben Galley. They are both interested in dragons and fantasy novels to a greater extent than most people. I didn’t ask one question about dragons. Shameful. However, you will discover some interesting things about Ben Galley in the followingContinue reading “Interview with . . . Ben Galley”
-It makes me nervous to put this out into the world. So here is chapter 3. Be kind or brutally honest. It’ll be fine. . . maybe. When I did wake up again, I was surrounded by nurses and doctors. It was an emergency room somewhere Other than being at the hospital, IContinue reading “Unfinished Business Chapter 3. #NaNoWriMo”
So far the book that I’ve been writing is at approximately 12, 250 words. I would get further if I wasn’t stopping to count the words and subtract numbers to figure out how far away I am from 50,000. Hold on, I have to figure it out again. 37,500 more words. Then IContinue reading “a beautiful distraction”
I’ve been reading about witches so I can write about them without sounding like a jerk. Also, taking pictures of socks. It’s a thing.
Would you rather be equally loved and reviled by many readers or would you rather have a small, supportive group of readers? At the moment, I have a small group of regular readers. They are extremely supportive of this blog, which I appreciate. In a way, it has given me the confidence to keep writingContinue reading “Loved or Loved & Hated: #NaBloPoMo”
I started a story today. Hopefully, it will turn into a book.
What unique stresses do you think women writers experience? I can only tell you what stresses I have. I also happen to be a woman. Men probably have similar problems, right? Perfection. I don’t want to publish a book if it’s not perfect. This is also the reason that it has taken so long toContinue reading “Stresses of Writing: NaBloPoMo”
Like many of you writers and bloggers, I have a method to the madness. For many posts, I feel called to write. It’s sort of going with the flow. Inspiration or whatever. What do you do when the inspiration is calling you to write about a topic that you don’t want to write about. It’sContinue reading “Blogger’s Dilemma: Inspiration is Calling but I don’t Want to Answer.”