Rejection is just part of it. You cannot please everyone. Write for yourself first. Not everyone has to like you. All very true but slightly brutal platitudes that are a part of life as an artist. It is really hard to brush them aside and just create when you are so worried about assigning a … Continue reading #Rejection100
There are days when I just need to fold into the fabric of life and forget myself. To be one of the little cogs in the wheel of this city, getting shit done. However there are days when it is not so clear if I am folding into the fabric of anything, as I throw … Continue reading All Signs Point Too…
I am noticing a theme my friends. I have always known that I have a recurrent subject of cooking and food because in a major way my life revolves around menus and meals. Well of course you might say, anyone who eats may feel the same way what with the planning, shopping, cooking and eating … Continue reading Flat Potato Fry
Let me just open this post by saying The Force was definitely not with me on this! Brunch is a great meal, it is nice to have time to prepare meals on a weekend. It’s even nicer when your guests only have to commute across the driveway. The table was laid, the kid was being somewhat … Continue reading Darth Vader Disaster
I love writing contests. Well, I love them when I win. Otherwise I try to be pretty neutral about them, given that writers everywhere have submitted to countless contests for eons, it's just part of the landscape. You look down the road and hope for good weather but try not to be too disappointed when … Continue reading Poetry Publication and Florida Blizzards!
I am a-glow. I am in awe. I am indebted to the talented, passionate, courageous women who are letting their voices be heard. A year ago I was in the inaugural production of #HERStoryCounts. The six other brave women that I wrote with, laughed with and cried with made me stronger, made my voice feel … Continue reading The Brave Space
Sometimes starting from scratch is the best thing to do. Siri tells me the definition of this phrase is "beginning with the basic ingredients - typically to bake something, to do something or make something." The basic thrill of genuinely saying I can let something go is the exciting field of possibilities in front of you. The … Continue reading From Scratch