5 Rambling Writer’s Thoughts

It’s seriously 2 AM and I’m just getting around to writing this. This is what happens when I have zero concentration during the daytime… Below are five mini-epiphanies that I stumbled upon during my past week of writing. Sometimes I have these same thoughts multiple times during the week, or I’ll have these same thoughts multiple […]

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How Many Words A Day Keeps the Stress Away?

Heads up, because if you don’t want a ticket to the stress symposium you might want to tune out this week’s blog. For those who are close to me, and I’m sure some of you have figured it out too, I tend to stress myself out. My work days are usually accompanied by at least one […]

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50 Word Friday #11: Deilberate

Each word I select has been carefully picked to align with its partners to evoke the purest emotions possible. A game with both reader and author. Truly, I edited the previous sentence numerous times before I was content. Sometimes I wonder how thin the line is between deliberation and obsession.

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In Praise of a Schedule

We are finally settled!!! I cannot tell you how good it feels to be back to a normal rhythm. I do not do well without a schedule, and the time spent back home was doubly difficult when trying to work because I didn’t have a schedule, but I also wanted to spend as much time […]

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I Have Commited The Cardinal Sin

So, I was visiting with a friend and she asked what my new novel was about. I know. I hate getting this question. I love that people want to show support by asking me about my work, but lord I do not know how to answer this. I always feel like I have two options: […]

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Fifty Word Friday # 7: Afterwards

An extra space in your toothbrush holder. The cold sheets next to you no matter what time it is. Making coffee and driving to work without saying goodbye as you leave the house. The lack of that person. Those missing rituals and tics that came with a person now gone.   Photo by Soroush Karimi on Unsplash

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50 Word Friday # 6: Nomadic

I have become nomadic. I move with a plan, but not with the intention to set down roots. I used to plant myself. Now, I look forward to the change in scenery. The drier weather. I must say goodbye to the ocean. But I am nomadic. Perhaps I will return.   I played with the […]

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