Free Writes & Poems

Hey everyone! Welcome back to another installment of writing prompts and the drafts they inspired. It’s a working title for this segment of the blog. : ) In March of 2022 I met a wonderful writer named Tammy Evans through a writing community called Stop Writing Alone. Tammy and I were assigned to be critiqueContinue reading “Free Writes & Poems”

How to Beat Your Writer’s Procrastination!

Hey everyone! Writing is a tough job. Hear me out. It may seem cushy since you get to live in your imagination, creating stories and worlds and characters that hopefully connect to an audience. AND you get to make your own hours. Scratch that. BUT you get to make your own hours. For mood writers,Continue reading “How to Beat Your Writer’s Procrastination!”

Writing Prompt: Senses, Setting, & The Grocery Store

Hey everyone! How have you all be faring this holiday season? I gotta be honest, I haven’t been doing so great. Don’t get me wrong, my anxiety has been under control, but I’ve had a migraine since the beginning of November. There have been a few pain free days here and there, but the migraineContinue reading “Writing Prompt: Senses, Setting, & The Grocery Store”

You HAVE to Read These Books!

Hey everyone! 2022 has been a big reading year for me. (Which sounds ridiculous considering I have been a life-long reader who majored in English and TAUGHT English for 13 years). But really, I didn’t have time to read voraciously until my life slowed down. Any way. In the last six months, I’ve read aroundContinue reading “You HAVE to Read These Books!”

Writer’s Walks and A Couple of Thoughts

Happy Saturday all! I never know how to start these things. I don’t want to say, “I hope you are well,” or “I hope this finds you well.” I do hope both of those things. However, this is not a work email and the hope I have for you is genuine and not just aContinue reading “Writer’s Walks and A Couple of Thoughts”

Panic Attacks and Writing Prompts

Happy Saturday everyone! Is anyone else having a most delightful autumn/October? It’s seriously my favorite time of year. I think I have reverse seasonal affective disorder, where I get sad in the summer and happy in the fall and winter. Maybe it’s the fact that summer feels so stressful. Like you have to be goingContinue reading “Panic Attacks and Writing Prompts”

Part III: A Date in the Future

I said I was going to stay consistent. I said I was going to post on Saturdays. I said all of these things to myself. And it’s not that I lied. It’s that life happened. As it does. And then we as the responsible parent of ourselves is on the hook for making sure weContinue reading “Part III: A Date in the Future”