As I'm sure you are aware, a story without a problem isn't much of a story. It's just someone journaling in their "dear diary" as they record their little moments of what happened. The part that makes us stop and pay attention is the problem. The more complex and difficult, especially emotionally, the more enraptured... Continue Reading →
If words are gifts and stories are gifts. Then books are beautiful gifts made of gifts that are usually given as gifts.
Hello my faithful reader. This is your rather not-so-faithful blog writer. As the title suggests, this is the annual 31 Day Writing Challenge put forth by Kate Motaung of Five Minute Friday. My usual plan to pre-write in September and then stay ahead of the giant eight ball called life did not happen. So here... Continue Reading →
It's been awhile! But I'm back after a crazy busy summer with a great review for you! My friend Kate Motaung (moe-ta-oong) the brains behind Five Minute Friday has launched a new paper journal for the annual October writing challenge: 31 Days of Five Minute Free Writes. As you know, I've participated for the last... Continue Reading →
From the Back Cover: When Cohen Marah steps over his father’s body in the basement embalming room of the family’s funeral home, he has no idea that he is stepping into a labyrinth of memory. Over the next week, Cohen’s childhood comes back in living color. The dramatic events that led to his parents’ separation.... Continue Reading →
Happy InCoWriMo 2019!!! In case you didn't know, I'm taking part in a challenge to write a handwritten card each day for the month of February to celebrate the International Correspondence Writing Month. Oh and also... did you know it's really difficult to write a blog post about writing snail-mail each day?? I've been wracking... Continue Reading →
I can’t believe it’s done, but summer officially is over. Yesterday, the busses came and all three of my backpack-laden creative people got on and left. For the first time, I wasn’t ready. Oh, I had all the school supplies collected and labeled, but I still had more stuff I wanted to do with them. I... Continue Reading →