After a crazy week of a semi-intruder in the house, 4 cats hanging out in the basement, my voice bailing via a headcold so I had to make major poem subs, et cetera, leading up to it — and a friend’s calamity the morning of — I somehow made it to the PTAOW feature. I don’t remember […]
Yes, I talk too much, but now I’m writing too much as well. 45,000 words. That’s how long my “novella” is. I remember when I couldn’t write a poem that was longer than a stanza. Then the memoir was 33,000. How could I possibly write that much? And how bad is my Math that I […]
Yet again, I accept the challenge to write 30 poems in 30 days. Here goes! 7 Stranger than Fiction First, it’s annoying that the special report interrupts a soap opera love scene, police chief lying with gushing chest wound as the woman who dumped his brother to return to true love leans over, whispering she cannot live […]
Chapter two on WHLR.
Here’s a sample of my fiction, chapter one of a twelve-chapter novella. I still can’t believe it’s finished.
It’s not easy for natural loners to congregate, but this week I found myself exceedingly comfortable in, even energized by, two writers’ groups. One is an older group into which I have dropped on occasion in the past. I don’t get any significant publish-worthy work done there, but it is pleasant. We sat sipping tea, and […]
Well, I am slowly figuring out bits of techno stuff as I go deeper into the woods of blogging, no small feat for a creative writer who considers mastering the microwave one of her greatest life achievements. But I google myself and find all sorts of curiosities: sites I quit attempting to register my blog on months ago that […]