Lately

Nothing. Zero. Zip. Nada. This is the amount of writing in 2021 which I have completed and submitted for publication with the exception of a reworked poem sent to Chicken Soup for the Soul. Chicken Soup does not send rejection letters, so, I will not know if my piece of work has been accepted until … More Lately

A New Year Begins

Reviewing my spreadsheet of stories written and published in 2020, my total word count could have produced one single novella — 20,000 words short of one novel for the entire year. This news is discomforting. The total number of poems/stories published is seventeen — four more than the previous year. Before arriving at this revelation, … More A New Year Begins

Here Be Dragons

My latest infatuation is from the creative and brilliant mind of D.W. Brownlaw. The first episode of his tale, “Here Be Dragons” is available to read here. Synopsis (from DW Brownlaw’s site)  𝑰𝒇 𝒚𝒐𝒖’𝒓𝒆 𝒄𝒂𝒓𝒓𝒚𝒊𝒏𝒈 𝒃𝒂𝒈𝒈𝒂𝒈𝒆, 𝒅𝒐𝒏’𝒕 𝒕𝒂𝒌𝒆 𝒊𝒕 𝒊𝒏𝒕𝒐 𝒂 𝒅𝒓𝒂𝒈𝒐𝒏’𝒔 𝒍𝒂𝒊𝒓. Prentyse Brassard, teenage bookworm, unwillingly accompanies three nobles of Waldemar – his … More Here Be Dragons

Was it Covid?

I have been busier than a fox in a hen house! Nearly one month ago, my husband was exposed to Covid by a fellow employee who infected three other employees. My husband was “sick” for a few days but, not knocked down… he persevered. Within the two week period of watching for symptoms, I became … More Was it Covid?

The Right Formula

I never considered what it feels like when another blogger asks to interview you. Yes, I have been featured on Spillwords Press, and that was exciting, although my interview fell short of my writing skills. With that in mind, I now pay much more attention when answering interview questions and I am happy with the … More The Right Formula