Last night I slept in my new place for the first time. As I lay there, pondering the meaning of the universe as I often do when I can't sleep, a saying my Nana used to say kept repeating in my head. "Better late than never" You see, I was supposed to have moved … Continue reading Better Late Than Never
Warning: The F bomb is dropped quite a few times in this post but I promise you that it's with the best of intentions and for motivational purposes only.
They say the bond between sisters can survive anything. But can it survive murder?
I've been working like crazy since I posted the last Saturday Short a couple weeks ago. I missed posting this week, so decided to do a Sunday Short instead. Wrote this today during my lunch break and thought I would share... *** FAMILY TRADITIONS “The scared man is back mommy.” Johnny said between breaths, winded … Continue reading FAMILY TRADITIONS
Saturday Short Challenge Random story prompt, 100 words, 15 minutes....
CBS This Morning has a segment titled Note to Self, and this happens to be my favorite segment of the morning news. For those that don't know, during this segment various celebrities, athletes, politicians and other figureheads read a note that they have written to their past selves. Watching this I always wonder, what would … Continue reading Letter To Me
Architect or Gardener? Plotter or Panster? I discovered I'm a little bit of both
Birthdays are like the New Year. A time to mark the passing of another year. An opportunity to reflect on the year gone by. Each year the start of a new chapter. 30 was the year I started rediscovering myself after starting a new beginning. And... 31 was the year I had a relapse. I … Continue reading 33 Before 33
Have you ever read the work of a fellow writer and immediately started considering another path in life? Singing? Dancing? Juggling fire for the circus?? This is how I felt weekly as the critique partner of Dalfonzo Williams. Dalfonzo, or Dal, was already a member of the group, Agile Writers when I joined and it … Continue reading Writer Shoutout: Interview with Dalfonzo Williams
The ultimate goal of every writer is to create something that readers cannot put down. Whether it’s a short story or full length novel, self-help or memoir, as a writer you want your readers to feel as is their life is somehow not complete until they have read every single word that you have … Continue reading Don’t Get Tossed to the Side: Readers tell What Makes Them NOT Want to Finish a Book