community, hope, love, writing

Willing

I'm writing adult fiction, magical realism specifically. My desire is to cultivate a community — whether in writing, here, or in person — where people can be transparent and real, while also giving hope, showing that love in all its complexity exists and inviting the imagination out to play. All I need from you is: be willing… Continue reading Willing

appreciation, celebration, creative, progress, writer, writing, writingfiction, writingprocess

Itty Bitty Butterfly Blazing Brightly

I'm thankful for the writing advances I've made. That's how it's going to be today. It's about gratitude and giving credit to the good that's present. *** I don't know in the grand scheme of things how I'm doing on my leg of publicity for that some-day publisher that hopefully will publish my fiction works.… Continue reading Itty Bitty Butterfly Blazing Brightly

magicalrealism, metamorphosis, transformation, writing, writingfiction

The Stories that Must Be Shared

As a child, playing the piano was a safe way for me to release my unfiltered, intense emotions. Well, it was safer than using words to share whatever was going on inside of me. I was too young to really say, with any conciseness, what I was thinking or feeling. And, I was scared about potential… Continue reading The Stories that Must Be Shared

magicalrealism, writing, writingfiction, writingprocess

The Insatiable Impetus to Write

To the unacquainted passerby and even to the well-seasoned friend, my explanation for why I had the insatiable impetus to write fiction would make no sense. Any discussion of it probably sounds effectively elusive or marginally mystical. Starting on this series – yes, I said series, not just one standalone book – wasn't so I… Continue reading The Insatiable Impetus to Write