I’ve come to this page over and over again over the last several weeks, and I’ve stared at it, knowing I should write something. Anything. But each time I ended up shutting it down and looking somewhere else, putting my attention on something else. Anything else. I avoid dealing with difficult things, apparently. Writing is a bit … More The Words I Didn’t Want to Hear from the Dermatologist & Why I Haven’t Been Writing
Down below the bustling city of London on the fourth of July 2016, Bond Street Station is buzzing with activity as people shuffle on and off the trains. Platform 1 is westbound to Ealing Broadway. The ventilation isn’t very good and it’s hot and stuffy while we wait. Sweaty. I press against the wall, wary … More Underground Thoughts in London
“Beowulf and Humanity’s Thirst for Heroes” by Nicole Starleigh From his noble acts and great achievements in the name of his king to his face-off with Grendel and, subsequently, Grendel’s vengeful mother, to his final act of heroism in which he sacrifices his own life for that of his people, Beowulf is the … More We are Obsessed with Heroes – and It’s a Good Thing
Show & (not) Tell. This is a fun game to play when I’m writing or editing. (Okay, maybe not exactly fun, but definitely interesting and often a challenge.) I’m taking a Fiction Writing Workshop class online through my degree program, and this week we’ve broached the “show, don’t tell” subject. This is something I will happily … More Writing Prompt #9
You are out for a walk, or maybe a jog. It’s early afternoon and as you walk by a construction site, you notice the machines are running, but no one is around – at least not that you can see. Where did they all go? Do you cross the caution tape barriers and investigate? If … More Writing Prompt #6
Read the Supernatural Fanfiction starring you here –> Brothers Keep Her Please don’t forget to vote & leave comments! I’m interested to hear your thoughts about where the story is going. Confession: I don’t even know exactly how it will end, so you just might influence the story!! If I use an idea of … More New Chapter! “Night with the Boys”
Do you ever find that you have too many unread emails (that you have no interest in ever sorting through)? Too many schedules to keep straight in your head? Too many rooms to clean in the time you allot yourself to clean them, and you swear you’ll never live in anything bigger than two bedrooms ever … More Too Many, Too Many
I woke up in the dark hours of the morning to a notification that Bryn Donovan had nominated me for the Sunshine Blogger Award. I had no idea what it was, but I’m honored nonetheless. It seems to be a nod to your blog from someone who enjoys visiting. Thanks, Bryn! You made my day. … More I’ve Been Nominated for the Sunshine Blogger Award!!
It’s a different sort of writer’s block. I stumbled onto something this evening in the midst of feeling a bit grounded (akin to a plane stuck on the tarmac) that sparked a renewed sense of ambition and hope. I’ve slowed down with my queries to agents, partially so that I can figure out how I … More Words to Live By: Tom Hiddleston
Brothers Keep Her is written with you (the reader) as the main character. Sam and Dean Winchester are on a case and guess who’s stuck in the middle of it? YOU. New Chapters posted – get caught up! Click here to read.