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Tip of the Iceberg: Five Women Writers I’ve Just Discovered

I have read hundreds of books in my 55 years, but even better than that is the long list of ones I’ve yet to open. When I have the silly … Continue reading

October 12, 2017 · Leave a comment

Moirai

Surprisingly, I finished this story much earlier than I thought. I have zero background in Steampunk, so if I’ve captured even a couple of elements, I’ll be happy. I was inspired … Continue reading

October 1, 2017 · Leave a comment

Steampunk Flash Fiction Photo Prompt

As writers, we sometimes limit ourselves by believing we can only write in a certain genre or only write certain types of characters. This week’s prompt is my attempt to … Continue reading

September 29, 2017 · Leave a 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

Please, do not suffer for your art…

I recently found an old spiral notebook from 2005 that I titled “Angry Poetry” on the bright yellow cover. After going through it, I ended up posting three of the … Continue reading

July 21, 2017 · Leave a comment

Taking a Page from the Past

I’ve always loved reading about the writers of the past, especially the relationships they had. It seemed that gender and age was of little importance in these bonds. And often … Continue reading

May 26, 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