Category Archives: Love

SOMETIMES HISTORICAL REVISION IS A GOOD THING

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Okay.  So I wrote a very lengthy blog post about the “incident” that took the air out of my tires for a good week…and then I sat on it.  Although I think it makes for an interesting and dramatic read, … Continue reading

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WHEN YOUR BRAIN GETS IN YOUR WAY

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Now we come to the third and most difficult part of an idea’s journey to becoming a first draft story, and that is the brain.  That’s right.  The very thing responsible for making us capable of placing words next to … Continue reading

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A L*VE POEM

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  *     *     * When I sail the dark and stormy night on a ship I cannot name, You mark it on the map. When I wander lost in strange countries, You cast yourself down like breadcrumbs. When I fall … Continue reading

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HOW THEY FIND ME

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Before Fat Cat shipped off to the Army last year, I used to spend a couple of hours each morning at the local Starbucks to write while he watched the baby.  Our Starbucks is barely a mile away, but it … Continue reading

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NEXT UP ON THE ITINERARY, A CALL TO ARMS!

I started out this year with six very specific goals geared towards building a Writing Career of Significant Worth: 1)  I want to write more…a lot more…as in I want to sweat, sneeze, and bleed fiction.  Vomitus de Muse, Fiction … Continue reading

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WITH LOVE AND DEVOTION

Now that I’m settling into a groove with the blog and the Post-A-Day Challenge, I am turning my attention to Part 1 of The Plan:  write as much first draft as I can. My first summit sighted:  3,000 words a … Continue reading

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DEAR MY BLUE SCREEN READERS…

…When I started this blog back in Fall of 2008, my intentions were mostly to discover what this blogging business was all about and to find out if it was something I would even enjoy doing.  So I decided to … Continue reading

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MERRY CHRISTMAS!

In four short minutes, Christmas 2010 will be over.  It’s been a wonderful Christmas.  I am humbled and grateful and appreciative of all my wonderful family and friends.  Thank you. Many thanks to Alexandra Fomicheva, who was kind enough to … Continue reading

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THE SUMMER I DROVE A MILLION MILES AND DISCOVERED MY SUPERPOWERS AND DID A LOT OF YARDWORK AND STUFF AND GREW AN INCH ON THE INSIDE

I concede.  I admit it.  Summer is over.  The pomegranates are hanging low and fat, the local pumpkin fields are dotted with orange, and we are wearing socks on a regular basis. I’m sad to see this summer pass.  Maybe … Continue reading

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I’VE BEEN BUSY WRITING! YAY!

I’ve missed you guys.  Have you missed me?  Aww.  I know Marian’s missed me.  (I miss you too, girl!  Call me!) Well, the good news is that my blog silence has been more indicative of me being productive rather than … Continue reading

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