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My first craft essay

Hello all! One of the first questions people ask you as a writer is “where do you get your ideas from?” or, “How do you come up with things to write?” or, “How do you write/ what’s your writing process?” … Continue reading

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A Lesson Learned

The only truly enduring aspects of my life, the only through lines linking my earliest childhood memories to the present moment, have been curiosity–a drive to know, to ask Why? Yes, why? But why? What now? what comes next? and find the answers–and a burning urge, a need, to write, to make, to create. Continue reading

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Pandemic Poem #31

What are you dreaming about and loving fiercely today? (Reading tip: if you are reading this on your phone screen, turning the screen sideways will result in a correct placement of each line; otherwise, they are broken up in unusual … Continue reading

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Pandemic Poem #29

Pandemic poem #29. Not everyone finds their person, not everyone has a person, not everyone wants a person, not everyone believes in soulmates. I did, and I do, and I’m grateful. (Reading tip: if you are reading this on your … Continue reading

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Pandemic Poem #26

Pandemic poem #26 came as I lay on the floor, petting a cat and just looking at the ceiling, at the light coming through the blinds, and feeling my body and mind actually settle and drop in energy. Things I … Continue reading

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Pandemic Poem #25

(Reading tip: if you are reading this on your phone screen, turning the screen sideways will result in a correct placement of each line; otherwise, they are broken up in unusual and not especially poetic fashion.)   Social Distance No … Continue reading

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Pandemic Poem #22

Pandemic Poem #22 is about the strong relationship between smells and memory, how a fragrance can forge a memory, and then that fragrance, or the memory of it, can trigger that memory and from there, open you up to a … Continue reading

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Pandemic poem #7

As an introvert and a homebody, at first I wasn’t super distressed to work from home. But after the first week or so I realized that it’s never especially quiet at home; even before the day begins, when everyone is … Continue reading

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Another Sneak Peak of “Arthurian Things!”

Just one more sneak peek before my first book of poetry, Arthurian Things: A Collection of Poems, is available from Dark Myth productions next week!  I can’t wait to share this book with readers. This poem remarks upon a correlation … Continue reading

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The Writing Life …

Many academics (myself, included) write both nonfiction (generally in the form of scholarly articles requiring research) and also fiction, poetry, and other creative works (that may still require research, but not necessarily ready access to the sources being used.) I … Continue reading

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