Sometimes you discover a writer who you simply click with. You become engrossed in whatever they write, buy whatever they publish, and their words stay with you long after you've read them. That's the kind of writer Rebekah Mallory is. Having first found her online through her blog, I knew her honest, edgy, … Continue reading Mirrors Strike Back
Writing Poetry with Maria
I was looking through old notebooks and journals, and I came across an old black spiral notebook filled with old writing stuff. There were ideas for children's stories (for a class I was taking), random journal entries and the best thing ever--poems I wrote with my old coworker Maria. 🙂 Why would I … Continue reading Writing Poetry with Maria
Remembering a beautiful soul
I started writing this article months ago. But the only part I didn't delete was the short piece I wrote during NaNoWriMo last year. I wrote a series of non-fiction/memoir pieces covering a wide range of memories and events from my life. I always come back to the goodbye essays, the ones where I remember … Continue reading Remembering a beautiful soul
Where is your soul sleeping?
What's life without writing? Words create a mood, initiate feelings and sometimes lead to healing. I've been writing my entire life to feel something other than the turmoil, fear and pain that follows close to me nearly every day. Poetry, stories, novellas, articles and lately, memoir. I've always loved memoir and nonfiction, but over the … Continue reading Where is your soul sleeping?