Once in a Blue Moon… There is magic in the air, a mysterious force drawing us together for the new year! Tonight, there will be a blue moon shining brightly in the sky and an eclipse of the moon for the lucky souls in the Eastern Hemisphere! It is surely a sign from the heavens […]
The Writer’s Life – #WriterlbsOff in 2010 Have you had too much BIC (Butt in Chair) time in 2009? Well, that is great for the novel, but bad for the Butt. Several of my lovely followers on Twitter are already thinking about New Year’s resolutions and the first one to emerge is getting the pounds […]
Happy Holidays to my Friends, Thank you for stopping by to my virtual Christmas Open House. Please come in for hors d’oeuvres and drinks before you head out to parties, or go to the dessert table when you need a break from the holiday madness. Stop in anytime and enjoy the refreshments and the company. […]
You can also read Part 1 and Part 2 of this series. Aunt Urola’s lavish jeweled necklaces were finally removed from my aunts’ necks. Now, they were all wearing hot blisters and bumpy rashes seared by the poison laced in each string. The red flush of their faces matched their flaring tempers. The men were […]
This is Part 2 of a series, if you haven’t read the beginning, you can go to Part 1. Episode – Frostbite: A Mafia Family Christmas (pt.2) Tasha frantically trudged through the knee-deep snow oblivious to her scant clothing of slippers and pajamas. She dropped to the ground next to Great Aunt Urola’s frozen body […]
Although my favorite choice for music genres isn’t cowboy songs, the first time I heard the song, “Don’t Fence Me In,” I bust a gut laughing. It struck a very deep cord in my soul and I could feel the words expressing one of my deep inner desires. I want to be free, to experience […]
I never imagined my first Christmas back home in fifteen years would come to this. Every swear word in my vocabulary started swirling through my head as I grabbed my sixty-two year old mama tightly with both arms and pulled her away from my great Aunt Urola.
This year, I discovered a fascinating way to get motivated to put pen to paper and let the characters out of my head that have been banging on the inside of my skull for the last 14 years. I have wanted to write fiction for a long time and have only dabbled in storytelling as […]