5 More Things That Inspire Me

5 more things that inspire my writing, in no particular order at all. 1. Photography. Either my own or someone else’s. Photography captures the world in a unique way, gives you a perspective that you may not have uncovered before. Photography often helps me with setting and mood when I’m writing. 2. Friends. Getting together … Continue reading

In Which Life Gets Crazy and Creativity Gets a Break

Once again my life has taken a turn for the dramatic. I tend to do this – make decisions that I believe will be positive, and then things get out of control. I’m not going to go into it but I will say I am preoccupied. I’m finding that, instead of hiding in my writing … Continue reading

Love, or Hallmark Said So

This post has nothing to do with writing. I’m just putting it out there. I love Valentine’s Day. I have always loved Valentine’s Day. But! I can’t really stand spending it with my boyfriend. Expectations get shot through, bubbles get busted, and you end up with a lot of painted ceramic and a lot of … Continue reading

Flash Fiction: In My Dream, or, the Fountain of Youth

For obvious reasons, real names have been changed. David is not the name of the person in my dream. We’ll leave it at that. And yes, this was MY dream from MY brain, so please don’t steal this and claim it as your own. Thanks! “Closer, closer,” the wind says. I am having a hard … Continue reading

In Which I Make Late New Year’s Resolutions

1. Eat better – Yeah yeah, you’ve heard this one before from everyone and your mom but I’m serious. I have resolved to remember that I don’t have to stuff myself to enjoy food and that my diet must be balanced if I ever want my body to respond by having more energy. 2. Have … Continue reading