Free Writing

I have been in some lovely, informative Twitter chats the past couple of weeks. So what I want to do is to post my perspective on these sessions. Obviously, it’s not going to be every week, and not every session is going to provide blog material. But I feel privileged to be among fellow writers that have the same struggles as I do and are gaining the same experience. Continue reading “Free Writing”


The Joy of Overcoming Fear

Originally, I was going to write a post about my birthday weekend, which was fun. I had a great time having brunch with family, which included a key lime pie for a birthday cake. But there is something else I wish to discuss. Continue reading “The Joy of Overcoming Fear”

I Hate Birthdays

Before you read this, it should be noted that I do not hate birthdays. My birthday is this weekend. But I thought it would be a little fun to create a story about someone who despises her own birthday. I’ll share about my birthday weekend in an upcoming post. In the meantime, feel free to comment on this story. I look forward to reading what everyone has to say. Continue reading “I Hate Birthdays”

“Once Upon a Time…”

I’m not a fairytale-type of person, which is weird considering a have two kids under the age of five. But after reading a post from The Write Practice, it got me thinking about how we write our stories. Sometimes, the easiest way to start a story is the phrase, “Once upon a time.” Continue reading ““Once Upon a Time…””

“Resolutions” for 2016

2016 is here. Hard to believe. I can’t explain why, but I get this feeling every time the new year starts. The feeling that at midnight, the whole world turns the page and begins a new chapter, a new book, a new anthology. I mean, essentially, that is what New Year’s Day is about: turning the page from one year to another; starting over with a blank slate. Continue reading ““Resolutions” for 2016″