FORTY IS HOT & COOKIN' WITH DREAMS. I'm in my fortieth year of life, and although I always told myself to not make a big deal about this when it came, I can't stop myself from thinking about it at least once a day. It's like knowing there's chocolate in the house, and no matter… Continue reading My Fortieth Year and A Dream Inventory
A writer and woman I love and admire, Ms. Rebecca Leigh, teaches literacy (she's a doctor - P.H.D., baby) and she wrote this incredible book for writers called Wounded Writers Ask: Am I Doing It Write. She recently created a beautiful, intuitive and inspiring website Wounded Writers Ask that offers info about her as well as the on-line… Continue reading Wounded Writers Ask: Free Write #1 – My Real Name is…
It’s happening. My new book of poetry, Look At Her, is at the printers!! CAN I GET A SQUEEE UP IN HERE?!!! Yes, we made it! What a year. In a blog…here’s how we made it this far! MANUSCRIPT – GO! It all starts with a manuscript. A collection of up to 120 pages of… Continue reading Proof to Print – Look At Her Is On Her Way!
So this is what I've been up to: buying and wrapping gifts writing and sending holiday cards helping the kids with school work/home work reading poetry Our dining room table is Grand Central Station. What's hilarious is the heave-it-off-to-eat-then-put-it-all-back-on habit that we've all grown accustomed to each time we eat dinner. Oh, you do that… Continue reading Holiday Time (Almost)
Sometimes I feel stupid. I feel inadequate. I feel like there’s something really wrong with me. I can’t always chalk it up to over-active-pre-menstrual hormones or a bad day. Sometimes I really feel deeply like I just don’t get ‘it’. I’m a writer. So I write. This part has always come naturally to me. I… Continue reading The Secret