I've been pretty quiet the last few weeks with writing content on this blog (I got sick and then my son got sick, so I've been resting as much as possible). I wanted to take a quick moment to share a poem I've written. I would love to hear your thoughts! He slips down the... Continue Reading →

Let Art Inspire Your Writing, Part 2

“Fantasy is hardly an escape from reality. It’s a way of understanding it.”Lloyd Alexander Last week, I shared some photography on my blog and inspired writers to take in those images and write. Some of you did, and that made me so happy! I’m glad that my words and post inspired you to write. It... Continue Reading →

Falling Stars

Last week I shared a few images to inspire some of you to write, but I wanted to take part in the exercise too. I came up with the first seven hundred words or so of a short story based on the featured photo for this post. It's unfinished. It's rough and raw, but I... Continue Reading →

The Last Dragon

I wanted to share another poem of mine that has been published. Previously, I shared my poem, Daughter of Water, which is part of an elemental series of poems I wrote, and I do want to share the other poems in that series when I finish editing the other three. This poem is inspired by... Continue Reading →

Let Art Inspire Your Writing

"Exercise the writing muscle every day, even if it is only a letter, notes, a title list, a character sketch, a journal entry. Writers are like dancers, like athletes. Without that exercise, the muscles seize up.”Jane Yolen Writing is a muscle. I love this. I love the idea that the more we write, the better... Continue Reading →

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