Of Quirks and Quasars

‘Do Not Open Until March 23rd’

‘Do Not Open Until March 23rd’

Everyone doing okay? I'm only asking because if you're anything like me, your head is spinning lately with all the news trickling in. We're all hunkering down, trying to see straight around the daily updates and news we can't simply avoid anymore. This COVID 19 scare...

The Beast of Change

The Beast of Change

When change comes, as it always does, we sometimes stand in its way. Other times we embrace it with open arms, but no matter how we react to it, one variable never seems to budge—ready or not, here it comes! Our path in life and the simple fact that we're human sets...

A Saga for a New Year: A New Hope

A Saga for a New Year: A New Hope

I woke up this New Year's morning with zero idea on how to ring in the new year. What I knew for certain was that my day always starts with writing. Okay, I thought, I'll start with some kind of New Year's resolution-y thing to ring in the moment. Hubby’s been sick,...

Toxic Wasters

Toxic Wasters

There are toxic transactions, people, and patterns in our everyday lives that often seem to impede our growth and evolution as we make our way out on to the path to becoming. It isn't so much that we opted to invite this into our lives, but more in line with the fact...

Tricks Are Treats- The Heart of Character

Tricks Are Treats- The Heart of Character

What makes a character three-dimensional? Is there a secret recipe to bringing them to life on the page? I believe it's much like the folding and unfolding of the universe. Layers of a character can open portals to the known and unknown. Writers who spend much of...

On Finding Your Crea-ture

On Finding Your Crea-ture

We are all made of Creation. Some even say we're the stuff of stars. But what's even more exciting to imagine is that we all have a unique Crea-ture living inside of us. These are beasts of every color, shape, and size. They only speak our individual creative tongue....