First Things First

Add captionKICKED OUT: It’s a warm, drizzly morning here, and I’m writing this post from the big floral chair in the family room because my library/writing room has more work to be done. (I’ve been kicked out of there after moving in.) The good news is I am no longer waiting to get set up…… Continue reading First Things First

Why I Write Stories—My Response Surprised Me!

For months and months, hours, days, and months skidded past me, and I was reluctant to sit down at my writing desk and dream my stories onto paper. I felt distracted by my environment, which has recently changed, but even more so, I felt distracted by my thoughts and motivations. I kept asking myself, why…… Continue reading Why I Write Stories—My Response Surprised Me!

The Writing and the Life United

“I see you are frustrated,” says the muse within me. “Let the words come honestly and freely, with playfulness and clarity.”The inflated critic within me stifles my thoughts and keeps them stuck, unlike me, and untrue. When I breathe well with a relaxed posture, Ludivico Einaudi’s passionate, contemplative piano music in my ears, I feel…… Continue reading The Writing and the Life United