• 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…

  • A rejected chapter from my book Thirty

    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 is elastic and exhausting…

    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…

  • Fall Boise - Fall Quotes Nicole Sharp Writes

    Falling Quotes…

    The temperatures have dropped in my little corner of the world. The leaves laugh at me as I try to gather them for compost. Those still left in the trees, that is. They…

  • A consideration of knots…

    So I’m a writer. It has taken me a long time to admit that out loud. I held it close, like a secret identity for so long. For years I kept my writing…

  • It’s all Greek to me…

    I’ve been doing an online course on the Ancient Greeks, my wheel house. I find when I start to learn ‘new things’, I don’t stray far from my field of interest. My degree…