Tag Archives: process

When Life Gives You Cracked Plums…

…make Jam! The rain and the birds are conspiring to give me a bumper crop of split, pitted, or cracked plums. The week-plus of drenching rains has swollen the fruit too quickly, and the birds sense the nearby bounty, so … Continue reading

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On Not-Writing

The dog sleeps contentedly, the chores remain caught up. Looks around for something else to do, but the eye rests on nothing undone. Even the cat has been waxed, and run off yowling. (It is not my cat, but a … Continue reading

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Galaxy’s Edge now available free online!

That’s right, starting with this January 2018 issue–which just so happens to contain my story¬†After the Story Ends—Galaxy’s Edge Magazine is available free online for your reading pleasure. I recommend you hop over to their site, read not only my … Continue reading

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Writer’s Desk, 10/25/17

Out the window:¬†Clear blue skies, sunshine, and gorgeous coolness. Fall has landed with a thud on north central Florida. Last night the temps were in the low 50’s, tonight should plummet into the 40’s! That’s a far cry from the … Continue reading

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April Update

I’ve been missing again–sorry. Life has taken a rather “full to the brim” tack, keeping me jumping. First there’s been an injury to my knee–no surgery, thankfully, but it still hurts, and limits my motions and actions. I’m not good … Continue reading

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Workshop Round-Up

I returned home from 2 weeks at Taos Toolbox Writers Workshop on Sunday, dragging and tired. My dog hasn’t left my side or my lap since. (It’s nice to be loved, but really? Still, he’s on my lap sleeping now, … Continue reading

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Round-Up for late-June/July

Happy Belated Canada Day to my neighbors to the (now far) north, and Happy (forthcoming) Independence Day to those of us in the U. S. Husband, dog and I celebrated by taking Thursday & Friday off and making a break … Continue reading

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The Sound of Writing

There’s always a lot of conversation about what one listens to while writing: movie soundtracks, tunes that evoke the mood of your scene, classical, absolutely nothing at all…the list goes on and on. Basically it comes down to “whatever works … Continue reading

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