This Blog: A Gift and A Curse

Not very long ago, I was embarrassed by this blog, even while I loved it, and it loved me, even while it tenderly and firmly massaged into existence, some of my best prose. In my writing research, because I was new to the writing world, I needed a way to show my work so that…

A Slice of Ramble

This is not even a real post. Writing that sentence helps to take some of the pressure off. I’m hungry, I’m trembly, and I’m a little bit tired. I probably shouldn’t even be here trying to eke out anymore writing for the day. It’s 3:30 on a sunny Monday and I’ve already written (elsewhere) way…

Courage Not Guaranteed

My Dearest Lovely, No one is coming to meet you. There is no special guide or savior. You are going to have to travel this creative path and put your whole heart further into it. You are going to have to meet yourself.  People like you are not meant to make it because out here,…

I Lept & I’m Already Gone

I wish I could have taken you with me. But solo journeys are that way. When I packed up all my things to leave, to go on a new adventure, to take this leap of faith, I didn’t realize I would be going without you. I wish you could see things the way I have…