Throwing out the Rules

I don’t know exactly what happened. Somewhere in the last couple weeks I lost sight of what and why I was writing. I managed to subconsciously, and soon consciously, create all of these rules for myself on writing. It amazes me how subtly things like that can seep into your creative world. I have spentContinue reading “Throwing out the Rules”

The Girl Who Loved Mary Poppins

I sat by the window seat of the airplane waiting for the inevitable people who would be my close neighbors for the duration of the two hour flight. An elderly lady and a young girl found themselves standing in front of me asking if they could sit there. I smiled and offered them a welcome.Continue reading “The Girl Who Loved Mary Poppins”

Sunday Mornings- Writing with God

There is something beautiful on a spiritual level about spending Sunday mornings before church writing.Β  It always feels as if there is a surge of electricity that fills the connection between God and I. I sit at Dunkin with my coffee and my laptop, put the earbuds in to listen to some Nat King ColeContinue reading “Sunday Mornings- Writing with God”

Reading – A New Perspective

Until recently, the correlation between reading books to become a better writer was lost on me. Yes, I love to read. Always have. However, writing went on whether I was reading or not. Suddenly, and very recently, something changed. It was as if God turned on a switch inside me that has opened my eyes,Continue reading “Reading – A New Perspective”