Relationships and Character Definition

Relationships and Character Definition

I have relationships on the brain today. Whether we’re talking about real or fabricated people and their relationships, the important part to think about concerns why those people are in a relationship. What’s the connection? The drive? The emotion? The […]

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Creative Motherhood: A Social Issue

Creative Motherhood: A Social Issue

Creative motherhood offers a vast array of obstacles. Like everything else, cultural and societal expectations complicate an already difficult balance, while double standards abound. I do not guarantee my that my thoughts on this topic will be coherent, well-considered, or […]

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Timeliness and Timelessness, Are They Part of the Same Whole?

Timeliness and Timelessness, Are They Part of the Same Whole?

Fair warning, I’ve been home alone thinking and today’s post has grown somewhat philosophical. I’m going to start with some definitions so as not to confuse anyone or myself: Timeliness refers to the fact or quality of being done or […]

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Book Club Pick: The Lathe of Heaven

Book Club Pick: The Lathe of Heaven

As I’m sure many of you know, The Lathe of Heaven by Ursula K. Le Guin has been around for a long time. Originally published in 1971, it’s a science-fiction classic that has more than stood the test of time. […]

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Politics Of Art; or, Don’t Piss Off Writers

Politics Of Art; or, Don’t Piss Off Writers

Politics here in the US have become a circus at best, and a nightmare most of the time. To borrow a friend’s brilliant expression: it is a Trumpster fire. When millions of lives – to one extent or another – […]

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Twitter Wisdom, Well Timed and Much Needed

Twitter Wisdom, Well Timed and Much Needed

I’ve had downtime in the last week, and with downtime comes Twitter scrolling. Lots of Twitter scrolling. And in the writing world, some great wisdom keeps popping up. Wisdom #1: The myth that you have to write every day in […]

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