Write. Nurture. Repeat?

All books start out as a seed, a breath. Only with nurturing can that seed bloom. Some writers are unable to move on after the initial burst of growth. They put away their stories which are nothing deeper than that first layer of imagination. An onion-skin of creativity. That is how we all begin, with…

Writing Critique Power

Hold me back, don’t let me see. She walks down Denial and drops excuses like Gretel’s crumbs she holds guilt like a flightless bird On some ivory moons she succumbs to memories blood-sour, curdled thick Sloshing around until it numbs. She holds back, she can’t see. Her troop of soldiers has gone awol Left behind…

Muse gets stomped

A writer’s day out Scribes are eager and hopeful Stomp! Muses flattened …     …     …     …     … Saturday, my friend Amy and I went to Writer’s Day, a writer’s conference hosted by NHWP. In fact, Amy is the one who inspired me with the title of this post. After a full day of gorging ourselves on information,…