Never Stop Perfecting Your Craft

Courtesy of the crew at NaNoWriMo:   November is drawing nigh, and we want to help you get ready to do some awesome ink-slinging. We’ve partnered with Wesleyan University to provide a special online “NaNo Prep” course specifically for you! The course kicks off on August 21 with classes designed to help you develop your [...]

26 Days and Counting

I'm going to have two titles for sale at the AJC Decatur Book Festival this year!! I've signed up to be included in the Emerging Authors tent (scroll down, I'm in the 'E's).  I didn't get a speaking time this year as it's my first year and I want to get a feel for how [...]

Where have the words gone?

I'm beginning to think my Morning Pages routine has usurped my Blog in terms of where I go to process my life. Used to be I'd post my inner ramblings (edited of course) here whenever the words demanded release, or I needed to "think". Since entering the 8th month of daily Morning Pages, I've noticed [...]

Ch…Ch….Ch…Changes

Yesterday, between the hours of six and nine pm I did the following: upgraded this blog to a "personal" plan in order to transform it to a more proper Author's Blog (whatever the hell that is...) kicked my "satinsheetdiva" (oh, the follies of youth) name / persona to the curb, opting for the more author [...]

2:33 AM – Deja Vu

Hey. This post is sponsored by our friends at Insomnia International, the Migraine Fairy Brigade, and Excedrine. Guess who's been awake since 2:30 AM? And if we take a stroll through the archives, I'd be willing to bet there are at least four other posts with similar times in their titles. Sigh. Since I'm up, [...]

21 of 40 – I want to scream…

...to rage against the heavens, my language and attitude born of hell. I want to curse the day, to use my ire to rend the sky, letting lighting strike, the thunder shaking the very core of this Earth's foundations. I want to abdicate responsibility, to treat others as they have treated me with not a [...]

20 of 40 – Half way there

Ohhhh, we're half-way there ohhhh oh, livin' on a prayer Take my hand, we'll make it I swear, Ohhhh oh, living on a prayer.... Sorry, love that song. *ahem* So yeah, I've managed to consistently (with a few lost days here and there) make 20 posts in just a little over 20 days. I wish [...]

19 of 40 – Another scene

This is more of an excerpt of a scene, but it lit me up as I was writing it... “So how does all this work?” “Well, okay. There’s The Source. It is the energy or whatever that created everything. In human science, Its called The Big Bang, in human religions, Its usually called God. Alright, [...]