The Pictures Are All I Can Feel

Various tones of streaky grey and white are brushstrokes across the sky today.  The trees, now in shades of crimson, rust and gold, look even more vibrant set against this monochromatic backdrop. The power is out today, so my only soundtrack comes from the traffic outside and the stack of CDs I've lined up for […]

Flinging the Door Open

I bought "First Draft in 30 Days" to help me with getting organized to write my book.  At first, I was totally gung-ho about it. I literally hit the ground running that first night by typing out all the first week's worth of worksheets and printing them out so I could start organizing my thoughts. […]

Breaths & Gusts

The change in seasons is almost palpable these days.  At night, there is already a hint of autumn when the breeze comes in through the open windows in breaths and gusts. There's something about fall that makes me want to crawl under a blanket with a fresh mug of coffee and my journal.   The […]


Just a few days ago I was thinking that I wanted to branch out in my paper journal, and today, in my new copy of The Writer, there was an article on how to use your journal to develop your writing, experiment with new writing techniques, and explore your creativity.  Serendipity, indeed!

Shade of Black

Sometimes being an insomniac isn't so bad.  Like on those nights when I stay up late listening to dub beautiful collective and writing. But then there are those other nights where I stay up watching reruns, eating junk, surfing the net and just basically being completely unproductive and ruining my sleeping schedule.  Tonight (this morning) […]