For all of the writers on the journey of the elusive 50K by the end of November, I salute you! Here’s a post to inspire you to reach for the stars.  I have to re set every day. Just because I have a great writing day does not mean it will carry over to the […]

November 12, 2020

A Writing Pep Talk for NANOWRIMO

My son wore Spiderman pajamas to school. They had wings. They were way too small on him and hit about mid-calf. They were similar to footie pajamas since they were one piece, but without the actual feet. He’s in middle school. Not elementary. Yeah. See, when he informed me of his plan to wear them […]

October 4, 2018

All About Character…

Writing I mean. Other stuff, too, but we’ll talk about writing but first we’ll start with hiking. Stay with me. If anyone knows me at all, they know I despise exercise. When I was much younger, I fell in love with yoga and dreamed of teaching one day in my own studio. For almost a […]

September 7, 2018

Yeah, It’s Hard…

It’s odd how some days emotion lurks dangerously close to the surface, seeping through the skin and threatening to release in a flood of tears. The philosophies and circle of life is such a mix of joy and pain – that is why I write. There is no other way to sift through the mess […]

September 6, 2017

Practicing Writing Naked…