It seems for a moment, I forgot this kernel of wisdom from the immortal goddess Bette Davis: "It has been my experience that one cannot, in any shape or form, depend on human relations for lasting reward. It is only work that truly satisfies."
It's amazing what a difference a few weeks make. Around this time last month, I was turning 43. My head and heart were swelled with disappointment, and fomo ruled the day. The fear of missing out. The fear of not being enough. All those negative thoughts seem so wasteful now. So minor and insignificant. Who … Continue reading Corona and Time
This is personal. Some days I need to decompress. Don't we we all need that sometimes? Let some shit go and get on with things. My middle child made eighteen-years-old this past weekend. We celebrated by going to see The Evil Dead Musical. Just us. Pushing aside life for a glimmer in time and indulging … Continue reading Hidden Place
A writing pal inquired whether I would be participating in NaNoWriMo this year. My reply was, possibly, maybe. Considering the current iteration of my life is once again in turmoil, I figured, why not? My writing is, well, it's not romantic. Has it ever been? But it is therapeutic. Hell, I'm not sure it's readable … Continue reading [NaNo] Third Time Around
After days of feeling under the weather, I managed to get some productive writing done. It's not that I don't write every day. I do. But it's not always applicable to the fiction writing process. Sometimes I journal as a way to relieve myself of toxic thoughts and feelings I cannot purge through other … Continue reading There’s a Silver Lining
So here we are. Thursday was a great day for me. Most relevant to this blog is that November 15 marked the day of my third book release. Yes! Don't Say Goodnight, the first installment in my Say Anything novella series went live. Finally! Takes a deep breath and exhales. I won't lie; my … Continue reading What Would Frank Say? Lessons in Obscurity
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