• My Kind of History

    This morning while procrastinating, I came across this little diddy I wrote a while back that cracked me up. Which is good, because isn’t that what the muses preach? When writing, it’s important…

  • Italian Stories…

    The song “Don’t You (Forget About Me)” by Simple Minds just came on over the speakers at the coffee shop where I’m writing. It seems out of place as most everyone else in…

  • Always Christmas…

    I wrote this last year a few days before Thanksgiving, but I could have easily just written it today. The sentiments remain, even if the date has changed. Merry Happy Holidays to you…

  • Reading Material…

    Here’s something random to read for a cold winter day. I wrote a book called Thirty. It’s about Ali, a writer who has become disenchanted with her life. Her 30th birthday “party” is…

  • Time Flies

    This past November I spent my time on the personal quest of writing 50,000 words in 30 days. Otherwise known as National Novel Writing Month. This was my ninth year. This November I…

  • Joyful…

    I have all these things I want to share and write about. That’s the whole reason I have a blog to begin with. So this week, it was going to be about the…

  • Writers Write…

    I have found that if you are going to call yourself a writer, you need to do the work. No matter what. No matter the circumstances, no matter your schedule, no matter how…

  • The Witching hour facts history

    The Witching Hour…

    I haven’t slept through the night in years.  It feels that way, although it’s not the complete truth. There are times I sleep through. But lately I’ve woken up in the middle of…