Thank You 2018

2018, Thank you So we all know that this life is full of peaks and valleys. We have our ups, downs, plateaus… it’s a crazy adventure. What I realized is, in an effort to stay unshaken on this ride I have been missing half the trip. A long, long time ago, I became a constant […]

Stop Writing Alone

I’m sitting here at my local Barnes & Noble Cafe waiting for another member from my writing group because we have a meeting today. It’s called a “Write-In.” What do we do here? Simple. We write. No prompts, no activities led by me or any other members, simply a time and space reserved for each […]

Goals

I set a goal: finish the rewrite of my novel in July. I completed that goal. I still can’t believe it. I had to work on over 24,000 words in one day to make sure it happened by the end of July 31st, but something about that goal seemed really important, as if letting it […]

Morning Musings – Tinnitus

My ears are ringing. The house is so quiet I can hear the airplanes flying over head, the water dribbling through the fish tank filter, and the ringing in my ears. It occurred to me while writing my morning pages this morning that if there were anything else going on in this house — my […]

Doing It Badly

I come up with an idea. It seems like a good thing to set into action. I take a step in the right direction. And then I stop. I find myself thinking so hard about the next fifteen steps. Which direction should they be in? How often should I take them? Should I pick a […]