Lessons from Writing Poetry

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In writing, I’m constantly trying to learn new things, experiment, and push myself past limits that fear places on me. Thus enters my journey of writing flash fiction, which morphed into writing poetry. Poetry, particularly spoken word, has always inspired me. It moves me, and ignites the desire to write. But as an art form, […]

Writing Tool for Character Sketches

The tool I’m going to tell you about today is actually quite fun whether you plan to use it to assist with a character sketch, or you just want to learn more about your personality. Developing characters can be a struggle when delving deeper into their motivations and reactions to other characters while staying true […]

Writing Groups

One of the best decisions I’ve made about my writing career that’s helped in countless ways, is joining a writing group. In fact, I’m certain I wouldn’t have anything published yet, if I were on this journey alone. I lucked into my writing group three years ago during a local writing conference. For a long […]

Gift to my Readers


As a gift to my readers and followers, I have a poem for you. I hope you find peace this holiday season. Peace may not come in the form of a world without conflict. Sometimes, it is a place of shelter while the storm rages around us. Melting Winter’s Heart   Perfectly-formed icicles lace the […]