The Writing Life

…a literary journey

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stretch, yawn, open eyes

My holiday break from online activity extended into quite a long one; a much needed one. But I’ve returned, and look forward to reading and writing content that gives us all a … Continue reading

January 21, 2018 · Leave a comment

I didn’t think so, until someone I trusted pointed it out to me in a few different stories I am working on. I’ve had the greatest fortune to recently find … Continue reading

July 14, 2017 · Leave a comment

Fitzgerald Resurrected

I just finished reading the newly published collection of lost stories by F. Scott Fitzgerald, and it brought back my decades-old teenage obsession with Scott and Zelda. My younger self … Continue reading

July 3, 2017 · Leave a comment

Act Two & A Red Herring?

I just crossed the 22,000 word count on The Year of Gwendolyn Presley Flowers. Not at all where it should be, but that’s only because there were a few months … Continue reading

May 7, 2017 · 1 Comment

2016 Goodreads Reading Challenge

I have been so lost in reading, my time spent here has been minimal…blame my competitiveness – not with anyone else, just myself. The first year I did the Goodreads … Continue reading

November 5, 2016 · Leave a comment

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

The Waiting Game

It’s been three weeks since I sent out my first five agent queries for Oldsters. After hitting send on those emails, I’ve put that process out of my mind for now. … Continue reading

May 15, 2016 · 1 Comment