Ranting Thought

Fine, Then I Won’t

New Year, Day One, Big changes… Or not. Or, at least not yet... I've gotten (back) into the habit of sleeping in until 10 or 11 am wake-up. Somewhere along the way (I can't remember ExAcTlY why at this exact moment. Probably something I heard someone say so naturally I had to enact it as… Continue reading Fine, Then I Won’t

The Fool's Path, Writing Journey

Instagram Challenge

Hmm... I guess my pledge to blog a little more daily went right out the other ear... But, here I am with more recaps from Instagram! As well as an update on Book Two of my Fool's Path series! Falling Forward Release... ...is now Thursday the 20th, rather than (instead of?) December 25th. That's ThIs… Continue reading Instagram Challenge

Writing Journey

The Author’s Mixed Bag

Just a quick stop to comment on the -irony? hilarity? oddity? - that is "research" for fiction authors. Today, I found myself with a tab labeled "Top 25 most beautiful yellow flowers" and another "interrogation techniques." Oh- the webs we spin and rabbit holes we uncover...  (I also have a tab open: "mixed bag" because… Continue reading The Author’s Mixed Bag

Writing Journey

The End of the Beginning

The End of the Beginning When my editor finished highlighting the oversights I'd missed in Book One, I found myself renewed in my task of telling this story in its best possible way. So, I set to refining those last details of my piece. It was the first time I really felt like an artist.… Continue reading The End of the Beginning

Writing Journey

The Writing Process

My Writing Process I feel this post is going to extra short. My process isn't much to explain... Only by writing does writing get done Not rocket science. Not even a new kind of parable, but that's the nuts and bolts of it. I've slowly consolidated all my writing tools to electronic format, but it's… Continue reading The Writing Process

The Fool's Path, Writing Journey

Writing is Hard

read part 1 of this series here Can We Just Do This Thing, Please It seems so simple. Just sit down and put to paper those thoughts that are streaming through your head. When they've all come out, you'll have a complete story. Easy peesie. Right. Our thoughts aren't so coherent as they seem inside… Continue reading Writing is Hard

The Fool's Path, Writing Journey

Origins

The Journey of the Fool This series has been marinating in my head for some weeks, ever since my appearance on KimmersBooks Podcast. The question of inspiration; of where our stories rise up from and the process in which they get written, is common, but I've never told mine in its completion. In this series,… Continue reading Origins