July 2017

Words to Write By


The English language is a complicated, confusing, and ever-evolving mechanism. Word meanings are changing all the time, so it’s easy to see why it’s difficult to keep the use of different words straight. Especially given the number of homophones we have in this language. Here are a few groups of words that writers tend to […]

Writer's Block


Here it is, the frequent topic that plows its way through every writer’s life. Writer’s block has to be every writer’s worst nightmare, and I’ve read many different views on writer’s block from ways to get through it to complete denial that it exists. In this post, I’ll tell you a bit about my experience […]


Maybe tomorrow we can talk about the stars, and how they slipped from my fingers when I traced my hand across the sky. We’ll measure the distance between Jupitar and Mars, determining how far it is between my heart and yours. We’ll fill a cup with the nebulous reasons the stars are falling from the […]

Writing Communities

Writing can be a solitary undertaking, and for years I have enjoyed that aspect. I am, after all, an introvert, so I don’t mind the quiet time to myself. And I’ve been fortunate enough to be part of a local writing group for nearly four years, so that’s provided a good amount of feedback and […]