Friendly Reminder: Tomorrow is WIP Wednesday!

Friendly Reminder: Tomorrow is WIP Wednesday!

The WIP Wednesday regulars already know this! But tomorrow is the first Wednesday of the month, and that makes it WIP Wednesday—”Work In Progress” Wednesday. I always share an excerpt of something I’m working on, and I invite you to do the same thing in … Continue Reading →
The Past Is No Longer The Past

The Past Is No Longer The Past

When I do the treadmill in the little exercise room in our apartment building, I watch a couple episodes of Friends on my iPad. The only way I could be more basic is if I were doing this while drinking a pumpkin spice latte. But … Continue Reading →
January 2019 Recommended Reads

January 2019 Recommended Reads

Hey friends! I set a goal on Goodreads of reading 52 books in 2019. I’ve got to admit it’s not a goal I’ll feel terrible about if I don’t hit it, for three reasons: I read so much in my day job that reading a … Continue Reading →
20 Easy Poetry Writing Prompts and Exercises

20 Easy Poetry Writing Prompts and Exercises

Although I mostly write fiction now, I started out writing poems. My MFA is even in poetry. I’ve taught beginning poetry workshops at university and also in some fairly unusual settings. I know a lot of people can use ideas for poems, poetry writing prompts, … Continue Reading →