Writer’s Block

A few haikus to knock down spider webs in my head: Pineapple, so sweetGold oddity, a jewelCuriously barbed. Crisp leaves a crunching, Bursts of wind send them twirling, The dance of rebirth. Teeth mangled and sharp, A strange glow comes from within,A jack o' lantern. The moon floats on high, Shinning, illuminatingConducting the tide. Seeds …

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Writer’s Block, A Working Title

Since I'm diving head first into writing my novel, I've identified some areas of writing in which I need to improve. Where better to practice those than on my blog, right? I struggle with what a lot of writers struggle with: distraction, imposter syndrome, and plot development. Specifically challenging is the plot development. Every time …

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Book Report: Drive your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead

A few months ago, my book club chose this book, and I'm glad we did. I don't think I would have read it otherwise. First off, let me say that this book is not as dark as the title makes it seem. It's actually a lovely narrative whose plot line follows a whodunit mystery. It …

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Hope You’re Doing Well

I’m feeling very uninspired lately. And I’m trying to sit in that, process it, and move on. Apparently that’s how we deal with emotions, according to my therapist. It sounds so painfully simple. But it’s not. Sending heart to anyone and everyone who needs it. Acknowledging that it’s a privilege to have a job, access …

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