In times of uncertainty art can be transformed into both a weapon and a shield. It is used to remind us who we are, to capture where we came from and to imagine where we could be. Art has the power to wake people up, alter their path, shake them into awareness. This past year,… Continue reading Art Has Power: Winedrunk Sidewalk Submissions Call for Women’s History Month
“Hope is not blind optimism. It’s not ignoring the enormity of the task ahead or the roadblocks that stand in our path. It’s not sitting on the sidelines or shirking from a fight. Hope is that thing inside us that insists, despite all evidence to the contrary, that something better awaits us if we have… Continue reading Maybe What if Everything Wasn’t Terrible in 2017
“Hope is like the sun. If you only believe in it when you can see it, you’ll never make it through the night.” — Leia Organa The day before my last cancer treatment I went to see Star Wars: The Last Jedi. I adored the movie – found it to be the most feminist Star… Continue reading No Vera. It Was Just A Really Good Day
Hello kittens Today is November 30th which means tomorrow is December 1st. To some of you that means something more than the start of the quick slide into the holidays. I means you have only a few hours left to finish a 50,000 word novel. I have never participated in National Novel Writing Month for… Continue reading National Novel Writing Month is Ending…What Now? #NaNoWriMo Unsolicited Advice.
Lordy it has been a long time since I’ve blogged. So we have much catching up to do! First and foremost, I’m so excited to share that my new poetry book FITTING THE OCEAN IN YOUR MOUTH is now available from Blue Hour. It should be up on their site soon and I have a… Continue reading Book News!