What Do I WANT To Write?

This is a large, looming question in my life. I find myself staring it down constantly, not just when working on pieces for my Patreon (now closed) or chipping away at my two in-process novels, but especially when I stare at this blog and website. Ever since I began blogging, I’ve tried to create some […]

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Creating Through Pain

This weekend was another heartbreaking one in the United States. I won’t pretend to have answers, because I don’t. I know things I think seem like the right decision, but I won’t posture or bullshit as though I have all the research and evidence and insight, because I know that I don’t. What I do […]

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My Shelf: Current + Recent Reads

I haven’t blogged about books since March. But, I promise you, I have been reading a lot of books since March! In fact, I’ve read eleven books since March, and have four more on my “Currently Reading” list on GoodReads (though two don’t totally count – I’ll explain in a bit), and I’m about to […]

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Towards A New Ending

“You can’t go back to the beginning. But you can start anew from where you are and write a new ending.” I don’t know if that’s the exact quote, but it’s close, and it’s the sentiment I want to convey today as I do a quick little refresh on some segments of my websites and […]

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#APRPAD: Final Set

Today is April 30th! You know what that means? It also means we’ve come to the end of #APRPAD, the April Poem-A-Day Challenge in honor of National Poetry Month, which means I have one final set of poems to share with you. Have you enjoyed reading these poems? I’ve turned them into a collection (available […]

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#APRPAD Days 16 – 25

The poeming has continued! Well, for all days except Day 18. I missed that one somehow, and in the spirit of the challenge, I did not go back and write something later. So, I’ll just end up with 29 poems this month instead of 30. Well, technically, 29 + 4 since I do have my […]

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#APRPAD – Days 10-15

The next mini-collection of poetry is here! For this month, I really am trying to stick to all the prompts from Robert Lee Brewer’s Poetic Asides blog over on Writer’s Digest. You can see his daily posts + prompts over there. As I mentioned in my previous post, I am writing these daily (sometimes late […]

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