Table #6 in Six Sentences: Struggling with a Writing Prompt

I’m part of a wonderful small-town writing group that meets monthly at The Write Cup & Studio U coffee bar. This place sounds like a writer’s dream world just from the name, doesn’t it? (And it is!). At the end of our meetings, someone usually offers a writing prompt to keep our creative juices flowing … Continue reading Table #6 in Six Sentences: Struggling with a Writing Prompt

The Time-Honored Tradition of Writing Letters

My Grandma D used to exchange handwritten letters regularly with her childhood best friend, Janette. Even after they grew up and moved away from one another, they continued to send snail mail. I found a rose-colored crayon in my grandmother's belongings once. When I asked about it, she said she used it to write to Janette sometimes. … Continue reading The Time-Honored Tradition of Writing Letters

Interruptions, Distractions, Basement Projects, and a Dog Named Lucy

So, I finished my MFA thesis in February. I will officially receive my diploma in May. I suddenly have all this time to write whatever I want to, read whatever I want to, and post on this blog as often as I want to. And guess what I've done with that time? Well, obviously, I … Continue reading Interruptions, Distractions, Basement Projects, and a Dog Named Lucy