ONE YEAR!

Can you believe it??? It's been a YEAR since I set up this site and decided that I was going to intentionally pursue writing as more than just a hobby. I can't even believe how much my writing has developed and how far I've come in that time. Shall we take a look? March 22, … Continue reading ONE YEAR!

Writing Prompt: I Survived the Cold

It's FRIDAY, the day I share my writing!  I work three nights a week and lately, I've been driving home in the dark and snowy weather. Some nights, it's not so bad, others, not so good.  This is my somewhat humorous poetic take.  Prompt: I survived the cold Feel free to write something of your … Continue reading Writing Prompt: I Survived the Cold

A Poem: Today I did the dishes

It's MONDAY! Which usually means I share a book review or something about what I'm reading. Today is a little different. I'm not even 1/3 of the way through Sword of Shannara, which I'm reading, and I'm laughably behind in Jon Tyson's The Burden is Light. Someday, I'll get through those and you'll see them … Continue reading A Poem: Today I did the dishes

My first poetry reading

There is a podcast I've been listening to for a long time, Not Your Pastor's Podcast. I've literally listened to all but 1 episode - because for whatever reason, I couldn't access it. Anyway, they started a bonus episode thing called Not Your Pastor's Pulpit. As I listened to these, I kept thinking 'I should … Continue reading My first poetry reading

2018: Looking ahead, goals, dreams

Wow! What a crazy year 2017 has been. Last week, I shared about some of the things I've learned and done over this past year and now I want to look ahead at 2018. This past year was mostly about learning, figuring out what I want to do, coming up with a plan, and sort … Continue reading 2018: Looking ahead, goals, dreams

Writing Prompt: If These Walls Could Talk

It's Friday, which means it's time to share my own writing. I wrote this a week and a half ago of a writing prompt in AT. We all have stories, the things that have shaped us, the people who have left indelible marks in our lives and on our souls.  Of course, everyone who's left … Continue reading Writing Prompt: If These Walls Could Talk

Poetry: Lost at Sea

It's Friday! This is the day where I share excerpts, short stories, poetry, or other bits of my writing with you.  In my writing group, Author's Tale, we had a mini-poetry prompt, Lost at Sea, and we were challenged to write a poem based on that theme.  When we went to Chicago a few months … Continue reading Poetry: Lost at Sea

NaNoWriMo: 1 week update

Hey Everybody! One week of NaNoWriMo is over already! I've been disciplining myself to write every day, and as of yesterday, I am entirely caught up with the recommended word count in order to win NaNo, which if you don't remember, is achieving 50,000 words. I tipped over 11,000 words yesterday and these are some … Continue reading NaNoWriMo: 1 week update