The Writing Life

…a literary journey

Category Archives: Oldsters

Back at it…

I felt a sort of jet lag upon returning home from a week away during Hurricane Irma. It’s taken me several days to want to do anything with my writing. … Continue reading

September 22, 2017 · 1 Comment

Flash Fiction Photo Prompt

I love using my photography for writing prompts…the way it allows me to merge the two creative paths. You don’t have to be an expert photographer, and I promise it … Continue reading

August 27, 2017 · 4 Comments

Reader’s Mail

Recently a reader asked me why I chose to write about a group of characters who are more than twenty years older than myself in my novel, Oldsters? “What convinced … Continue reading

June 21, 2017 · Leave a comment

A Note for Posterity

Just a quick note to try to capture for posterity how I’m feeling about publishing my first novel – wait what?  YES, Oldsters is finally available in paperback and for the … Continue reading

February 7, 2017 · 2 Comments

Official Book Cover Unveiling!

I’m excited today to unveil my cover for Oldsters! Wow – what a feeling it is to see this book through to completion. I can’t wait for everyone to head … Continue reading

January 30, 2017 · Leave a comment

What I’m left with turns out to be good enough

The great thing about life is you can change course when it feels necessary. Oh, maybe not the big things – like you hate where you live, but you don’t … Continue reading

January 2, 2017 · 2 Comments

A Spark Ignites: A New Novel & Finding My Writer’s Voice

I stumbled upon my writer’s voice this week. You may assume that if one is a writer, then they must certainly know what their voice is. That couldn’t be further from … Continue reading

July 26, 2016 · 2 Comments