Plot Bunnies


Deconstructing the Artist

I am in this great and terrifying space where it’s time to work on a new project. If you’re not in the writing world, you may not have heard the term “plot bunny.” Plot bunnies are those little snippets of inspiration that can hit you anywhere, at anytime. It can be as small as a […]

June 1, 2017

Off Roading For A Few Days


Things Just Got Real

For the past few days I have been on a therapist prescribed Staycation. In my last session I told my therapist I was feeling anxious and exhausted after the holidays. Every time one of my friends or family asked me to do something (fun things, things I’d normally enjoy), I’d get a wave of anxiety […]

January 9, 2016

Spooky Weird Stuff


There's Some Weird Stuff Out There

In this edition of “There’s Some Weird Stuff Out There,” I’m getting in the Halloween spirit. Now there are a lot of directions I could go with this – you would not believe the sort of weird, spooky paranormal stuff there is out there. But instead of going zombie or ghosts or vampires, today I’m […]

October 31, 2015

Proud Beginner


Early Posts, Fun Stuff

I was talking with some people recently about being a beginner. I have always been a champion of the idea that you can start anything at any age. There’s a quote I love that says: Question: Do you know how old I’ll be by the time I learn to play the piano? Answer: The same […]

April 2, 2015

Support Beams


Early Posts, Fun Stuff

Last night I had a dream that my friends wouldn’t be my friends anymore.  I told them I really needed them and they just shrugged and disappeared.  I try not to read too much into dreams since the majority of mine are about dinosaurs who are about to eat me.  No doubt it’s all metaphorical […]

March 26, 2015

Off the Grid, Just a Little


Early Posts, Fun Stuff

I spent the weekend without wifi.  Is this even possible you ask?  Well I was house sitting and had forgotten to get the password.  Rather then be a pest, calling to ask for the wifi password, I decided to go without, thinking it might help me write.  Which it did, sort of.  What I really […]

March 24, 2015

What do you DO?


Early Posts, Fun Stuff

There are these things where you go and do something for around 8 hours at a time and someone pays you.  We artists like to call them “day jobs” so as not to confuse the perpetual drudgery with our real work, the writing. Sometimes, I hear, the day job doesn’t have to be drudgery.  It […]

March 19, 2015