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I've got a poem called Take a Moment and it is about rushing around dealing with the chaos of daily life but remembering to stop and take a moment to enjoy what is and what you have.  I've been feeling very unproductive when it comes to my writing.  I know I've been writing up a … Continue reading More!

A Night Off

It may seem shocking but last night I did nothing more than watch a movie.  I am at a place in editing that I'm trying to figure out the next step to put between two scenes and none of the other stories I'm working on drew me in.  I didn't even want to watch tv … Continue reading A Night Off

Moments in Life

The third book in my poetry Moments series is available!  Moments in life is a collection of poems about life, the good times, the bad times, the funny times, and my odd perspective on all of it. In this book you'll find my take on life through free form, acrostic, abstract, haiku, and tanka poems. … Continue reading Moments in Life

Slush Pile and Editing

I've been rereading starts to stories I've done in the past.  After I got the poetry book back in shape, I ended up working on one of those stories and it is now a short novella.  It will go in the edit pile.It was such a good night for me.  I listened to music.  I … Continue reading Slush Pile and Editing

Hiding Out

Ken is off to Green Bay for a football game with his sister.  She won tickets and invited him.  He was thrilled.  I am as well.  Not because I'm going to a football game - yuck that wouldn't be any fun for me - but because I will have the house all to myself for … Continue reading Hiding Out

Playing on the teeter totter

Balance is important in life.  I know this but like most people I struggle with finding the time to do all the things that are important.  Like a teeter totter, balance is difficult to maintain. It was a good day yesterday stepping out of writing mode and hanging with friends to do a double feature … Continue reading Playing on the teeter totter

Goals to Live By

The last three weeks have been filled with little sleep, lots of pain, and a lot of writing.  I started a story because I couldn't sleep.  I worked on the story as the vision came to me of what it should be and where it should go.  The first rough draft is done.  93,181 words. … Continue reading Goals to Live By