The day is finally here! Please enjoy reading my story, “The Duplex,” for free throughout the month of October. The full-length collection, WHAT WE FIND IN THE DARK, will be here October 29!… Read More Read “The Duplex” Free Now!
Here’s my latest poem draft—“Nightlight, a celebration.” Enjoy, and thanks for the read! … Read More New Poem Tonight: “Nightlight, a celebration”
Another hiatus, but here is a short poem I wrote today, based on a lovely poet’s musings and sheer volume of bees I’ve seen this summer in my front yard. Enjoy!… Read More New Poem Tonight: “An Accord”
Happy Tuesday! What are you working on this week? Here’s a glimpse into my plans for the rest of the week and how I’m going to make them happen—and how you can ensure you fulfill your goals, too!… Read More Tuesday Motivation: What Are You Working on This Week? Let’s Make It Happen!
BAR TALK You remind me of a father figure—not my real father who I leave absent from my poems. Maybe for him, there are too few words, or maybe I prefer him like a ghost: imprinted on walls. More words I can leave scattered on his grave. WINTER BIRTHDAY To the sister who has… Read More Today: Three Tiny Poems
Hi friends! Happy (very early) Sunday! I hope you enjoyed your week, are able to rest this Sunday, and are looking forward to the start of the new week. This week was sort of a game-changer for me. I’ve written on here before, and discussed with some of you personally, what it’s like being… Read More July 22: This Week’s Publishing Round-Up
Hi friends! It’s been a really long time since I posted or shared work with you, and it bothers me. I’ve still been reading and writing from my quiet little corner, but I’ve minimally shared, and that isn’t who I am as a writer: not to draw attention to my own work, or to… Read More A Quiet Return: Spending Time in the Horror Genre
Happy Thursday, everyone! I’m arriving a tad late to the party again today, but I hope you each had a wonderful day, and I appreciate, again, you joining me in my writing journey. I’ve been doing things a little differently this week, writing every day, with a combination of free-style pieces and prompt-driven work.… Read More “Sleepwalker” & The Inspiration Behind It
Happy Wednesday, everyone! I hope you’re all enjoying your week. I’m doing things a little differently this week, writing poems every day, but in a mix of free-writing and prompted writing. Here is my poem for today, and the prompt that inspired it. Thanks for being here, and thanks for the read. I hope… Read More “I Remember Her Hair” & The Prompt That Led Me Here
Hi everyone! Happy Tuesday! I’m doing things a little differently starting this week, sharing a poem and the writing prompt behind it (I’m back to writing poems each day, some written free-style, and some by prompt). I know I’m a little late to the party today, but I still wanted to check in. Here… Read More “Where It’s Gone” & The Prompt Behind It
Hello, everyone! I hope you had a nice weekend and are enjoying your Monday. Starting this week, I’m going to do something a little different. I’m back to writing every day, with a mixture of free-writing and prompt-driven writing. I’m going to share a poem each day that is driven by a prompt, followed… Read More “All My Things Are Empty Now” & The Prompt That Wrote It
—A poem today after a long hiatus —Happy International Day of the Girl WHAT GROWING UP TASTES LIKE I sit with my windows open, drink of the air as if it were the gumdrop from childhood that never melted, that never tasted quite like the color coating implied: daffodil yellow, all-of-your-dreams-come-true- blue,… Read More What Growing Up Tastes Like