Have you heard of Glennon Doyle Melton? This clip sums up what I was working through with my post on truth. You can read it here. I'm up past my bed time thinking of how I tell my truth without words... Insomnia Reckless spending Trying to be like someone else Thinking the "experts" know what's … Continue reading PS – More On “The Truth”
I. Am. Giddy! Finally, for the first time in a couple of years, I've got a new book coming out. I'm working on the cover art this week and next. I'll have a reveal soon after. Speaking of writing - the first Camp NaNo is coming NEXT MONTH!!! Is anyone participating? I designed the launches … Continue reading Something Written This Way Comes
A line taken directly from my work planner, April 10th, "Write TFI!! Fuck YouTube & FB". On April 10th I didn't open YouTube or Facebook until lunch. I scrolled, watched, commented, liked for an hour while I ate my sandwich and chips, then closed the tabs as soon as my lunch hour was over. Without … Continue reading Wait, what?
Juggling all the superficial shit to avoid my manuscript because somewhere between Breaking Point and Aphrodite's Twin, I lost my drive to write, finish, and publish my work. I'd done it, in relatively rapid succession for seven years straight. I was chasing a high of success that remained out of my reach. I grew disillusioned. … Continue reading Dropping the Ball.
Ohhhh, we're half-way there ohhhh oh, livin' on a prayer Take my hand, we'll make it I swear, Ohhhh oh, living on a prayer.... Sorry, love that song. *ahem* So yeah, I've managed to consistently (with a few lost days here and there) make 20 posts in just a little over 20 days. I wish … Continue reading 20 of 40 – Half way there
This is more of an excerpt of a scene, but it lit me up as I was writing it... “So how does all this work?” “Well, okay. There’s The Source. It is the energy or whatever that created everything. In human science, Its called The Big Bang, in human religions, Its usually called God. Alright, … Continue reading 19 of 40 – Another scene
Migraine Fairy is swooping in for a visit. I haven't had any water today (the first in two, maybe three weeks I didn't have any water, the third in two weeks that I didn't get 64 full ounces). There's also a tropical storm a'brewing in the Atlantic. Doesn't take much, just the flap of those … Continue reading 18 of 40 – Another scene
move us ALL. I write because I struggle to speak my truth. Want to know what I'm going through, how I see the world? Read my writing. And on the flip side, words can bring understanding. Are you afraid of "them"...bet if you took a minute you'd find common ground and way less reason to … Continue reading 9 of 40 – Let Someone Else’s Words…
She scaled the wall in her usual spot, noting that none of her trip wires or other safety features had been crossed. Slipping in the window was academic. She made quick work of taking off her weapons and then her clothes on the way to the shower. The clothes went into a trash bag from … Continue reading 7 of 40 – another quick scene.
Another favorite part of a scene: “Start talking.” “Yeah, okay. What do you want to know?” “Don’t be foolish. I want to know why you’ve been following me, who you are and is there any reason for me not to kill you?” “Uh, well, don’t want you to kill me at all mostly because I … Continue reading 6 of 40