Changing Frequency

Now that Tea and Madness is published and available I hear one of two predictable questions: What are you working on now? When is the next book coming out? Answering the first question is easy: laundry. I’m working on a whole lot of laundry. As far as the next book…

Gray is my safe word

When a writer only has an audience of five — and I think one of them might have wandered off somewhere so I  may be down to four — it is easy for her to forget that she should announce Enormous News for the rest of her imaginary audience. It…

A Certain Fragility

It feels like a barren wasteland lately in the creative world.  When discussing this with a friend of mine today, she and I both concluded that there seems to be an unspoken fear that is keeping many people away from their passions. Not long ago, I felt as if I…

the whisperers

It’s the day before #Reverb12 and I approach this year with much less planning than in years past.  I haven’t looked at the website other than to register and I haven’t even looked at the other bloggers who are participating — yet. I am purely jumping in for the experience…

Days of Gratitude

November is here along with the frenzied holiday season.  Halloween decorations are being put away until next year; witches are traded for pilgrims.  Holiday recipes are thought about as I exercise in order to make room in my waistline. Exhaustion already permeates the air.  The political season has worn us…

Taking Risks

I went on a limb again and reached out to a terrific online magazine, Jack Move, and submitted another essay for online publication.  It appeared yesterday as part of their Real issue.  Please take a look and let me know what you think! And please take a look at all…