Last Night I had a Dream

Last night I dreamed that I talked to you. We stayed up all night just talking. It was quite incredibly ordinary conversation but wonderful nonetheless. It was a small moment in time, a blink in a year, but memorable and exquisite.  I’ve thought of you so often that my subconscious forces you into my dreams. […]

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It’s all in a Word

They cluster on your tongue, tipping out into the brightness of the day. They form like hungry pigeons on the tip of your pen, a sudden movement and they are off, swirling in shapes and sounds; a tip, a curve, a dip, a line. The make you feel so strongly, and yet can be ignored […]

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Dialogue Tags: A Query Thought

I have a very serious question and one that I have never found a true “answer” to. When you are writing dialogue between two characters do you write… “What are you doing, “Jack said. or do you write….. “What are you doing,” said Jack. I have always written the name before said, and I am […]

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I fear….

There is a massive fear of failure that comes with writing. It’s a terrifying leap to go from saying, “I can write a book” to saying “I have published a book.” I worry that it will never happen. That I will spend my whole life re-writing and obsessing over this story and I will have […]

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Luck Doesn’t Even Begin to Describe It

A strange and wonderful thing happened for me today. It was such a beautiful moment and one I didn’t realize I had helped create, but it touched my heart so completely I feel like it’s a must to talk about. There are moments in a person’s life so incredibly wonderful that they almost feel…not real. […]

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