A Vase of Wildflowers

I'm a writer because I have stage fright.

Update: New Writings and Current Projects

Whoever said the summer months were for vacation probably wasn’t a writer (or an editor). My graduate school classes don’t start up again until late August, but I’m as busy as I’ve … Continue reading

August 2, 2016 · Leave a comment

Weekend Writing: A Serene Setting

What is the picture of serenity to you? A secluded lake? A hotspring visit with close friends? Your toes in the sand near the shore? A summer barbecue with family? … Continue reading

May 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

Weekend Writing: The Fleeting Dream

Once again, I have a prompt inspired by true events. Sometimes, after consuming chocolate and espresso an hour or so before bed, I have really vivid dreams. Last night, I … Continue reading

May 1, 2015 · 1 Comment

Weekend Writing: The Great Big Misunderstanding

Graffiti artists are probably some of the most misunderstood people on the planet. Are they artists or vandals? Like the graffiti artist, there is always that person who can’t seem … Continue reading

April 24, 2015 · 1 Comment

Weekend Writing: The Secret Village

They are everywhere: hidden in the hills, on the plains, in the mountains, on the heaths, upriver and down river. They are not your bustling metropolises. Some of them are lucky … Continue reading

April 17, 2015 · 1 Comment

Weekend Writing: The Cherished Object

Everyone has a sentimental object (or many) that they’d hate to lose. From a child’s favorite stuffed animal to a soldier’s photograph of their lover, sentimental objects provide comfort and … Continue reading

April 10, 2015 · 1 Comment

Weekend Writing: The Raven

The raven has a bad reputation. In literature, it’s considered an ominous sign that points to death. This most likely has to do with the birds’ diet of carrion and … Continue reading

April 3, 2015 · 3 Comments