Tribute to Jackie

People can enter your life in any number of ways, influence your life likewise, and leave you struggling to express your thanks sufficiently. That’s Jackie. Who’s Jackie? My writer self Continue Reading →

Running Headlong into Myself

So, I find myself in a strange place in my life where I walk around and think to myself, Gee, this place is strange. I’m serious. Okay, not completely serious, Continue Reading →

Gratitude, Reflections, and Rapture in 2017

“The holidays are upon us.” I hear that a lot. It has an ominous sound to it, actually. Sounds a bit like an isolated outpost in my fantasy world, Ontyre, Continue Reading →

Short Storying My Way Out of My 4th NaNoWriMo

One more day of NaNoWriMo remains. I’m exhausted‚ yet I’ll be sad to see it go. I ache, literally, but it’s been the most successful of my four, eclipsing even Continue Reading →

Working Together: Outlines and Inspiration

I’m a firm believer you can create some form of outline for your novel and still follow inspiration. It’s happened for me before, but never to the extent it happened Continue Reading →

Autumn Perception

How many autumns, how many more, how many times experiencing the transition before there’s understanding? Not withering, but instead flourishing, taking flight in a splash of color… Finally seeing, finally Continue Reading →