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Travel and Writing Fodder

I have to start this post with an apology for missing last week. This month has not shown a particularly organized side of me. I have two reasons, at least. I wrapped up one of my writing courses this week. And […]

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2017 Goals: Final Check

2017 Goals: Final Check

This year has challenged me in many, many ways, and I’ve come out better for it. I didn’t make all the goals I set, but this has been a year of kicking ass. (In case you want a reminder, here […]

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Travel Notes: Learning and Relearning

I always learn things when I travel. Sometimes I relearn them. Travel is exhausting. Am I driving 5+ hours? Then I won’t get much of any meaningful writing done. Expecting anything else of myself is ridiculous. If visiting family, writing […]

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Goals Update, The Second

Yesterday, we chucked Dad over the railing and spread his ashes. A thing my sisters and I had on our minds for the last five years, and we finally did it. We were laughing, too. Terribly appropriate, as he would […]

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Goals Update, The First

I’m a little slow with this first goals check-in (here’s this year’s original goals post). Oh, well. I’ve been busy being awesome. I have officially changed my hair color again. Sadly, it’s not pink or turquoise or emerald (my current […]

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The Sense of a Place

The Sense of a Place

Today’s topic was inspired by a great post over on Girl Tries Life about setting. I’ve covered writing about setting before, either discovering a place vicariously or the politics of choosing setting, but a particular sentence and caption Victoria wrote caught my eye and had […]

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