a writer or a glutton for punishment?

Is it just me or are writers masochists by nature? I think we must be. Seriously. I've spent all day working on various projects. Any guesses where the results of all this hard work are? That's right. It all went straight to the trash. Nothing salvageable. Name me another profession where you slave all day … Continue reading a writer or a glutton for punishment?

Once Upon a Time in Iowa trudging along

Before my thyroid crashed (thanks Hashimoto's) I was only chapters away from finishing the first (aka roughest) draft of Once Upon a Time in Iowa. My endocrinologist has me closer than ever to feeling like myself again. This new burst of brain function is new and exciting. I've been working my way back towards writing. … Continue reading Once Upon a Time in Iowa trudging along

a great writing prompt for writer’s block

Once more I wandered the web looking for a writing prompt that inspired me. On the Writer's Digest's website, I found an ebook of 365 writing prompts just for signing up for their newsletter (I'm already signed up anyway). I found this one under January 22nd. I thought it was a great idea for anyone … Continue reading a great writing prompt for writer’s block