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June 24, 2020

 To get started, write one true sentence.

Hemingway had a simple trick for overcoming writer's block. In a memorable passage in A Moveable Feast, he writes:

Sometimes when I was starting a new story and I could not get it going, I would sit in front of the fire and squee...

February 10, 2019

War Springs Eternal is dedicated to my brothers and sisters in arms -

-To those who were asked to do the unthinkable.

-To those who HAD to do the unimaginable.

-To those who are broken and still fighting.

-To those for whom the fighting became too much.

The world eventua...

January 7, 2019

Occasionally, I use quotes of writers I admire to open a blogpost. Today, I am going to quote myself.....

"It isn’t about the number of words the author writes,

it is about the story the author tells with the number of words written.... " 

Joe Leonardi

I tend to agree with...

December 20, 2018

After being separated from the Joker, Harley wanders the streets. Her mental state is fragile, she is jumping between two personalities, when she meets She who will be her salvation.

Dr. Harleen Quinzel’s view:

What have I been doing all this time? Why am I imprisoned? W...

September 10, 2018

Chaos – a noun: complete disorder and confusion.

Conflict – a verb: be incompatible or at variance; clash

Two words. One a noun, the other used as a verb. Both connotate similar emotions. The universe was created of chaos. Human beings can’t seem to live for any extended...

August 27, 2018

Never have so few words, expressed so much raw emotion.

August 16, 2018

I am a self-published storyteller, not under contract by a major publishing house and have sold a very limited amount of books. In the literary world I am insignificant. That is the truth, but that truth doesn’t change the reality that I am a storyteller.

Storytelling i...

August 6, 2018

War Springs Eternal is dedicated to my brothers and sisters in arms -

-To those who were asked to do the unthinkable.

-To those who HAD to do the unimaginable.

-To those who are broken and still fighting.

-To those for whom the fighting became too much.

The world eventua...

August 2, 2018

Rain strikes upon the glass
Wind howls throughout the room

My essence departs
Along the gust it rides


Yours it seeks
Together again they join

The passage of time – not relevant
The distance between us – erased
The realities of life which separate us – gone


Our souls no l...

July 19, 2018

 To get started, write one true sentence.

Hemingway had a simple trick for overcoming writer's block. In a memorable passage in A Moveable Feast, he writes:

Sometimes when I was starting a new story and I could not get it going, I would sit in front of the fire and squee...

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