Creative Non Fiction

A Reason to Mourn

I'm a little late to the party on this one, but Go Dog Go Cafe's Tuesday prompt seemed too on point for a big part of my "theme" this week to pass up. Why do you think we feel so bad when we lose someone? Can you truly “lose” someone? This question evokes a couple of big… Continue reading A Reason to Mourn

Writing Babble


Well, I've finished the ChapterBuzz 10K Writing Challenge for March. I'm nowhere near done writing my novel, but it feels good to have accomplished something, no matter how small. I've got five chapters done, and the sixth is close to joining them. I'm not sure how many the story will end up having, but it should be… Continue reading Success!

Writing Babble

A New Opportunity? (I certainly hope so)

Without going into too much detail, I've found myself at an interesting, if somewhat frightening, point in my life. For the first time, I am not encumbered by stressful situations in work that is not personally fulfilling. Not that it was always bad; just...not what I really wanted. There's a big path in front of… Continue reading A New Opportunity? (I certainly hope so)


Plugging Away

I know I've said this before, but it feels damn good to be writing again. Words and I have always gotten along well on the page, and I'm glad to see they haven't vacated their post as my friends just yet. I've got another chapter of my novel done and posted on ChapterBuzz. Currently, we're in the… Continue reading Plugging Away

Random Writings

Music – Dolores is missed

Music as inspiration is nothing new, and yet it never stops being so damn relevant. Yesterday, I sat down to grind out a couple of pages and had my Cranberries station playing quietly in the background. "Daffodil Lament" came on, and I felt myself drift into a mix of adoration and sorrow. I love The… Continue reading Music – Dolores is missed