Shower Thoughts

Today in the shower, where I do most of my best thinking, I was whining softly to myself about how tired I am, how hard I'm fighting with myself to stay positive and outraged, walking the fine line of anger and activism, how I can't focus on plots or stanzas because of this administration and … Continue reading Shower Thoughts

A Lovely and Unexpected Visit

The writing journey continues... Here's the Table of Contents if you need it. A Lovely and Unexpected Visit “You did what!?” Her mother opened the door far enough to glance up and down the cobbled street before grabbing Sharna’s Yellow robe and hauling her inside. “Did you walk the whole way here in that garb? … Continue reading A Lovely and Unexpected Visit

Saturday Storytime – Jackie, Jackie

Writing is a bit like painting for me. I layer one idea over another, a dollop of more detail here, a swirl of emotion there. There's a lot of re-reading and asking, "why?". This first draft doesn't have those layers, so it may feel like an overheard conversation or a brush of bird's wings. It's … Continue reading Saturday Storytime – Jackie, Jackie

Saturday Storytime – A Decision Too Late

This story is an exercise in having fun with first drafts, stretching boundaries and creativity, and giving back to my readers. If you like what you read, leave a comment or consider my Patreon. Thank you. For those needing to catch up, here's the Table of Contents. A Decision Too Late Mistress Nora was eating … Continue reading Saturday Storytime – A Decision Too Late