pom-poms

Struggling with anxiety and sometimes agoraphobia can make for a lonely world.  It is obviously isolating in a self-constructed way, but unlike what many people might think, it isn’t self-constructed by choice.  Deciding to do things all on my own is something I rarely do.  Especially if I know I am going into a situation that is completely foreign and …

joy in failing

I rarely finish what I begin when it comes to writing.  I have many unfinished drafts of short stories, novels, and even children’s picture books.  All at various stages of “starts”.  It’s as if I have built an author’s greenhouse and have cultivated story seedlings.  They are all in precious stages of growth, with their dainty sprouts unfurling in the …