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The Verbal Vandal

The Verbal Vandal

He was a master of words, yet he kept to himself never letting anyone know the power he possessed in the words he painted so effortlessly. So vividly. No one except for her. She was his favorite canvas. When emotions heightened and his temper flared, he did his best creations. Stripping her down to her… Continue Reading

Someone, Somewhere

Someone, Somewhere

Deep in sleep, newborn cries awaken me from a foggy dream. Not yet a mama for two weeks time, my babe is hungry and we are falling into a routine. A choppy one, but a routine nonetheless. The rest of the house is quiet as my son and I cozy up on the couch for… Continue Reading

Why I’m Giving Up On Being Published

Why I’m Giving Up On Being Published

When I was five, I wrote my first poem about the wonders of bubblegum. It was silly, it was sassy, and it was my gateway into the world of the written word. Over the years, I continued to pen poems and create characters for fun. This became part of who I was and I never… Continue Reading

It’s All About Growing

It’s All About Growing

So I have this blog. And I have this blog, too. I started both with the best of intentions and planned to keep them updated regularly with juicy details of all things life. This blog was started nearly 3 years ago…at a time in my life when things were particularly hard for me and I… Continue Reading

The Story About How I Have No Story

As an avid reader of books on writing, I’ve discovered that a key ingredient to becoming a writer is being able to tell the story of when you knew you were a writer. You know, that perfect moment when the clouds separated and down from the heavens came a gold writing pen that landed in… Continue Reading

Credo For Making It Happen — Thank You, Ms. LaPorte

Sometimes we need a little extra motivation — that little bit of inspiration to make it happen. Sometimes, though, we need a little bit more. A pat on the back. A push. Shoot, an outright shove. Danielle LaPorte always provides a shove when I need it and never apologizes for doing so. Here’s my secret… For best results, watch… Continue Reading

My New Full-Time Lover

My New Full-Time Lover

I’m reading a book by Heather Sellers called Page After Page and have been introduced to the idea of writing being a lover. It can be a flirty affair or something more committed. I’ve decided to stop having mindless trysts here and there with my writing. Writing deserves to be my full time love affair.… Continue Reading

A Corner of One’s Own — Creative Space

A Corner of One’s Own — Creative Space

I’ve spent years trying to find my ideal writing space. I’ve tried desks, kitchen tables, beds, cafe nooks, and even a bathtub or two. I’ve tried to set a tranquil mood with music and candles. I’ve tried to brew the perfect cup of tea. Nothing ever felt right and I thought it was a sure sign… Continue Reading

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