Category Archives: Writings

My Thoughts on Writer’s Block or A Conversation Amongst My Imaginary Friends


Today as I was driving home I started analyzing my recent bout of writer’s block. It occurred to me it wasn’t actually so “recent”; I haven’t written anything (except a few blog posts) in about 6 months. Right now it feel less like a mental block and more like a deliberate set of malicious tactics being performed by my characters (read: imaginary friends). During that drive I imagined this scene…

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Dancing in the Rain [Poem with Painting]


After my blog post last night, I was still thinking about the painting and was moved to write a poem. Again, I’m not a great poet by any stretch of the imagination but I have fun with it and write what I feel. I hope you appreciate it.

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A Valentine’s Gift for You (Novel Excerpt)


I thought on Valentine’s Day it might be nice to share most of one of the romantic (not necessarily erotic) chapters from my novel. Just a little somethin’ somethin’ out of Compliments from a Stranger. I hope you enjoy this little excerpt and look forward to hearing your thoughts.

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Story Building: One Word at a Time


Tonight while waiting to see the Christmas lights, the family and I played a word game. The rules are simple…build a story with each person providing one word in a round robin format until two people finally say “The. End.” Sometimes, the adults needed to remember they were playing with children, which resulted in some skewed stories.

Here are some of the results:

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Coffee House Thoughts [Poem]


Another poem, quickly written while chilling in Starbucks tonight.
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Reflection of a Stranger: Prologue Share


My Strangers series is ready to have the THIRD novel added to the mix! Compliments from a Stranger was written two years ago and I wrote most of Stranger in Pursuit this past April. Now, I’m ready to dive into Reflection of a Stranger…I think.

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Writing With All Five Senses


The other night I got an interesting insight into my novel. Apparently, in descriptive passages, there’s much about what people look like, what they wear, how they appear to one another, and not much about what they eat. Read the rest of this entry

Writers Unite


Currently trying to motivate myself to write again. Therefore, you get to see a series of wonderful writing and reading related images (why, yes, it IS my personal procrastination procedure). Enjoy!

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Empathy (poem)


Feeling poetic lately. It may not be my novels or even full blog posts, but at least I’m writing!

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