2019 is now in its death throes, and I don't know about the rest of you, but I could not be happier to see it go. It's a scab to flick away. A dry, dead skin to wriggle out of and leave behind. Something sleek and fresh is about to take its place. Something new … Continue reading 2020, Here I Come!
When I woke up on September 3rd, 2012, a strange and life-altering thing happened. The previous night, a fanciful image had played through my pillow-cushioned head. This was not unusual. My imagination often helps lull me to sleep with such fancies. Ninety-nine times out of a hundred, they fade out as soon as I do, … Continue reading Happy Birthday (To A Book Baby)
“Then letters came in but three times a week: indeed, in some places in Scotland where I have stayed when I was a girl, the post came in but once a month;—but letters were letters then; and we made great prizes of them, and read them and studied them like books. Now the post comes … Continue reading The Lost Art of Letter Writing
"Above all, I delight in listening to stories, and sometimes in telling them" George MacDonald In the last post I wrote about my influences (which are as numerous as they are varied). Today my aim is to cover the actual substance of the stories I put on the page. What are they about? Who are … Continue reading What I Write: Part Two
I write because I don't know what I think until I read what I say. -Flannery O'Connor Happy Monday, everyone! Today I'll be continuing in the introductory theme I began in the previous post (feel free to press pause for a sec and go check that one out, if you haven't already.) Now the world … Continue reading What I Write: An Introduction