The Intersection of Toddler Mom, NaNoWriMo, and Moving is Exhaustion

I'm exhausted. I don't think I can hang on for 10 more days. Actually, I'm surprised I made it this far. Going into November, I knew it was going to be tough. We're moving at the end of the month and I had decided to do NaNo all while raising 2 toddlers. Even though I … Continue reading The Intersection of Toddler Mom, NaNoWriMo, and Moving is Exhaustion

Happy Halloween!

I'm not a fan of autumn. Halloween is not a favorite holiday. But over 10 years ago I wrote this poem on a pumpkin. A Halloween Nightmare You’re one step away from the doorstep. You take that step and suddenly— You’re in a dark, forbidding forest. Branches wave in the frigid wind. They look like … Continue reading Happy Halloween!

Gates to Asphodel Wrap-Up and NaNoWriMo 2018

I've spent months posting each chapter of Gates to Asphodel. Now that the last chapter has been posted, it feels strange to not have that one ready-made post, the one post each week I didn't have to put too much thought into. I have another story I don't intend on publishing that I do intend … Continue reading Gates to Asphodel Wrap-Up and NaNoWriMo 2018

That Writing Slump

It's not always writer's block. Sometimes it's just a writing slump

As a reader, I'm all too familiar with the reading slump. As a writer, I think I've experienced several writing slumps over the years, but passed it off as not being able to justify being on the computer instead of studying/working/raising kids or just plain writer's block. Currently, I am not a student, not working … Continue reading That Writing Slump

The Letter, A Short Story

Back in 2013, I stumbled upon a wonderful blog full of choose your own adventure stories. Jennifer M. Zeiger really hooked me! Today I am so honored and humbled to have a short story, The Letter, featured on her blog. Be sure to check it out and spend some time exploring her blog and stories. Oh, … Continue reading The Letter, A Short Story