I found a grackle feather the other day. I stepped out of the restaurant because I was feeling ornery and irascible and there it was lying on the ground all black and smooth. I think the vane was pointing at me, but I don’t remember. It was intriguing though–black with a subtle brilliance; smooth barbs,… Read More The Grackle Feather
Yes I know I haven’t written in a while. But now I have something to say. While I haven’t published anything major yet, writing is my passion and my life. It is what I am. Non-writers will never understand the compulsion to write. I have invested thousands of hours into my craft, with no guarantee… Read More Facts.
December 29, 2017 I was walking up the street in what looked like our old neighborhood in Monrovia, California with a woman who looked Asian or South American. She had light brown skin, almond-shaped eyes, and straight black hair. She walked beside me quietly, hands clasped behind her back, rather pensively. She was a slender… Read More Temple of the Free (Prince Dream #6)
So…I went at the Challenge with gusto and fury or at least I thought so. I canceled my plans and worked for nearly three hours on a piece I had been trying finish for a week. Well, I finished that piece and I am so proud of the work! My word count was only 485! I… Read More Day 1 Challenge Results…
I signed up for The Write Practice 7-day Writing Challenge, in which the goal is to write 1,000 words a day for 7 days. I feel confident I can complete this challenge because it is shorter. Longer challenges like Nanowrimo overwhelm me to the point of paralysis, but I can manage writing 1,000 words in 7 days. I… Read More Challenge Accepted!
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December 6, 2017 Last night I dreamed of Prince again. It was an overcast day. I was milling about in a crowd at a craft fair, looking at items on a folding table. I heard a noise and turned just as Prince appeared in the crowd. This was young Prince with the bouncy, feathered hair.… Read More Who Got the Keys? (Prince Dream #5)