December 2017

This Poem

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This poem is a journey, an unveiling. An unraveling. The corners do not tuck in neatly at the sides. They come loose and fray. The lines cut corners; fall out of place. The letters are crooked and unshined. This poem is broken and damaged, but it’s filled with promise and hope. And if you don’t […]

How to Make Stronger Goals

As we come to the end of the year, I’ve been examining some of my writing goals, and I discovered a few interesting, if not alarming, things. First, somewhere along the way, I inadvertently changed my dreams into goals. I knew there was something amiss about my goals, but I couldn’t put my finger on […]

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This flash fiction piece first appeared in 50-Word Stories. Cool grasses cradle my back. Fireflies flicker. I inhale the sweet, damp air; at peace for the first time in five years, three months, and nineteen days. I could lay here beneath the black sky for eternity. Instead, I rise and kiss my husband’s tombstone before […]

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It’s been a long time coming, but my sci-fi/horror novelette “Alger’s Dimension” is now out in the Disturbed Digest #19 December 2017 issue. I received the acceptance for this piece at the beginning of the year, and I’ve been patiently waiting for December ever since. If you’re interested in the journey of this story, I reflected […]

Author: The Chameleon Profession

One of my favorite things about writing is that it allows me to dabble in any profession I choose. Even as a journalist, I had the opportunity to peek into the world of other people whether they were doctors, teachers, quilters. It didn’t matter because every day I spoke with new people and had the opportunity […]