Watching yourself perform is awful.
What goes up must come down.
They always say to be yourself...but what if you're a foul-mouthed pirate?
Learning to self-publish sucks. But holding your book in your hands is worth it.
Grieving over a lost friendship.
Photo by Ahmed Adly on Pexels.com Lila yanked on the handbrake of her 2001 Pontiac Sunfire, and very nearly got the car to stop before she tapped the bumper of the Mercedes SLS. Todd gasped, but Lila merely rolled her eyes. “Whatever. It’s my sister’s car.” “Have you ever thought about maybe getting your breaks … Continue reading It’s Tradition
Photo by Marcelo Amantino on Pexels.com In honor of Halloween this year, I thought I'd share a horror story with you. Well, it was horrific to me, but it may be funny to some of you. When I was 16, I got a job as a lifeguard. One day while I was up in the … Continue reading A Slight Tickle
I wrote this short story for a Halloween contest some years back. It was inspired by true events.
Photo by cottonbro on Pexels.com I'm at a point where I'm going to start querying agents again. I've got several picture books (PBs) that are ready to get off my computer and on to a bookshelf somewhere. Last year I printed (I won't say published) a few copies using the Barnes and Noble Press, and … Continue reading On Writing: Thank God for No’s
Two weeks ago, the city I live in stopped collecting recycling. There aren't enough truck drivers, so until 32 people with CDLs get on the payroll, I now have to take all my recycling to the nearest center and sort it out myself. While the city will collect plastics #1 through #7, the center only … Continue reading 27+ Things I do to Reduce and Reuse