**This is another scene from the novel I had to cut. It was going to be the opening scene, and it was so much fun to write. But, I ultimately had to cut it, because it was setting up for … Continue reading Fiction: Another One From the Cutting Floor
Ladies, really? Come on now, really?! As women, we are gentle creatures. That is not to say, we are the blushing, swooning, lip-biting belles of lore, for whom the mere mention of profanity or what happens in a master bedroom, … Continue reading Seriously, Ladies?!
*Today’s blog post is an extra scene from my novel. I may end up using, or parts of it later in the editing process. But, right now, it’s on the cutting floor. I just thought it would be nice to … Continue reading Fiction: Deleted Novel Scene
I was going through some old files and I found this poem I wrote back in 2003. I never published it anywhere, so I thought it would make a good blog post. I like the poem overall, but thought the … Continue reading Poem: Stalemate (An Oldie But a Goodie)
A few years ago, I was sitting with a group of young women in a Starbucks, and we were approached by a very desperate woman. In perhaps her early forties, she had a quick, nervous manner about her, and a … Continue reading Can You Really Help People?