Once Again

1221 words written. 1 entire chapter thrown out. All that equals 1 very, very happy writer. Odd I know. I read a blog today about writing and it said “the story chooses […]

Just Be

It’s Wednesday & it’s 9:46 pm. I was suppose to go see Social Distortion tonight, but I’m mentally drained & really just too freaking exhausted. A load of laundry is drying in […]

Goodnight Baby

It’s Sunday, October 18th and it’s 9:02 pm. I’m sitting in my room listening to the sounds of life outside my apartment window. I much prefer the sounds of the countryside. I […]

Break

Received another rejection letter today. The total is now 15 rejection letters with 1 of positive feedback. Break it down further and it’s this: 6 no responses, 9 actual rejection letters. And […]

Permission to Write

From Jeff: Without a doubt, however, your biggest strength is in your characters.  I like them enough that I could probably write my own stories with them. Helen could be very, very […]

To the Lust of the Life

As my dear friend Adrienne screams when she’s doing a shot that she shouldn’t do, “Ow, my life!” Not that my life is in “Ow” It’s very far from “ow.” It’s actually […]

RILEY – STAY YOUNG

Today, I got a text from your mom about how she was called to the school to come and get you. Not because you were the hellion spawn who unleashed terror on […]