• Into the madness…

    There are clashes and rumblings. The noise is deafening. The silence is threatening. I feel like I’m trapped on Willy Wonka’s boat, toward the end of the tour. Where violent images flash and…

  • To Bemoan….

    I have been known to bemoan the writing process. Well not all the parts of the process. I love the writing. Sitting in my own space, creating strangeness. Creating characters. Creating extensions of…

  • Hopefully…

    Hope is an interesting thing these days, isn’t it? I am stuck in a harsh wash cycle of hoping things work out and hoping I can fight the good fight for the long…

  • A little protest story…

    As a writer, I write to make myself feel better. Yes, my fingers have been flying across the keyboard this past week! II love when writing, short stories come out of nowhere and…

  • No place like home

      I forget the gem of a state I have here in my little corner of the world. And I’m thankful for my trips this summer that have reminded me why I’ve made…

  • Quick plug…

    I’ve got a new writing gig. I was hired by Trip101, a travel blog written by travel writers. (As well as the occasional fiction writer.) If you get a chance, stop by for…

  • Why I write like a moose…

    The first blog I ever started was called “The Writing Moose”.  I still insist on calling my blog “The Writing Moose Blog”. Why writing moose?  Have we talked about this yet? First off,…

  • I am…

    I am a forty year old writer who has been sitting in my ‘cave’ writing stories and pretending to be a writer for as long as I can remember. Those of you who…

  • Detour

    I haven’t talked about the book launch. Sometime in June of 2013, I received a nice little letter telling me that one of my short stories had been accepted as part of an…