Snail Mail is Worth the Wait

or what happened to authentic communication? Communication throughout history has been about sharing. Methods have changed, but the goal is always the same. To get words and ideas from one human to another human. In our modern society in spite of the fact that we have so many different ways to communicate, the quantity ofContinue reading “Snail Mail is Worth the Wait”

Write in the Dark

I have been struggling with the dark. I can’t seem to get this cloud of darkness that is lurking around, following me, to dissipate. It is depressing and contagious. I caught it from someone else. It has fear and worry at its core. It is sucking the life out of people I love and isContinue reading “Write in the Dark”

Being a Writer is Insane

I must be crazy. Yep, I am completely bonkers. I have lots of stories swimming inside my head. All of them are twisting and turning on each other. Characters are revolting and threatening a coup de grâce. I sit at the computer looking at the half-finished manuscript and my hands freeze. I mean completely stop,Continue reading “Being a Writer is Insane”

Why I Write.

Matthew 16: 24 Then Jesus said to his disciples, “If any of you wants to be my follower, you must turn from your selfish ways, take up your cross, and follow me. What does it mean to “take up your cross and follow” Jesus, I asked sitting in a crowded Starbucks one quiet afternoon. YesContinue reading “Why I Write.”

Open Mic at the Cafe’

“Excuse me”, the writer says as she steps up on a wooden soapbox and taps the microphone. “I have something to say.” Clearing her throat, she begins to speak her peace: “It really kills me when people who cannot talk to others face to face use the computer to voice their opinions. If you canContinue reading “Open Mic at the Cafe’”