Letters, Stories, and Future Projects

Posted on December 1, 2016Format GalleryCategories A Writer's Life, Creative Work, Life UnexpectedTags , , ,   Leave a comment on Letters, Stories, and Future Projects

I failed #NaNoWriMo this year. It’s not that I didn’t write, but that my writing was all over the place, as were my emotions as I reacted to . . . well, you know what I reacted to. I am disappointed with myself, but I also know that my heart wasn’t in it. I found myself in the “why bother” stage of writing, when it felt like my words were futile. My current manuscript can’t seem to find a home, … Continue reading “Letters, Stories, and Future Projects”

The Power of Community

Posted on February 2, 2015February 2, 2015Format GalleryCategories Blogging, Life, WritingTags , , , 15 Comments on The Power of Community

Sometimes I think life would be so much easier if I could answer the question “what do you do” with one simple answer. “What do you do?” “I am a ________.” I can’t do that though, because there are so many different versions of me. Each one of them takes priority in different situations, and there isn’t really one that I can say I value the most. I value them all as facets of what makes my life rich, complicated, … Continue reading “The Power of Community”

Enough About Me . . .

Posted on November 12, 2013Format GalleryCategories Blogging, Life, WritingTags , , 29 Comments on Enough About Me . . .

What do you think of me? ONLY KIDDING!!! I feel like I’ve been blathering on about myself and my projects ad nauseum  lately, so today I would like turn things around a little bit. Bit by bit, more and more readers have trickled onto this site but I’ve only had actual interactions with a few of them. One thing I’ve learned over the past few years of blogging is that the true joy in this form of communication is . . … Continue reading “Enough About Me . . .”