HOW LONG DOES MEMORY LAST?

HOW LONG DOES MEMORY LAST?

A few nights ago, a firetruck with its four-man firefighter crew, followed by a silent ambulance, entered our quiet cul-de-sac just after 10:00 p.m. There was no siren to disturb the peace just the burble of bright and winking lights that slipped between the shutters’...
Sleep Plotting, a go-to author tool

Sleep Plotting, a go-to author tool

I get stuck occasionally on where a novel should go next. That’s writers block, some folks say. It happened often during our protracted quarantine, so I switched to short stories as my writing venue. This created a treasure trove of short stories, so that...
Who do you dress for?

Who do you dress for?

My husband once asked me, “Who do you dress for, PJ?” The question startled me. Not because it came from a man, let alone my happily-married one who happens to be my longtime beau, but because I’d never considered it. On reflection, I knew I dressed...
A Word Nerd explores English’s invented words

The Essential Author Website

Good morning! I am honored to be one of the IWSG co-hosts for May. Seek the co-hosts, please and thanks: Erika Beebe https://erikabeebe.com/, Cathrina Constantine http://cathrinaconstantine.blogspot.com, Sadira Stone http://sadirastone.com/, and Tonja Drecker...
My Pandemic Survival Kit

My Pandemic Survival Kit

I made it – whew – through the ravages of COVID-19! From March 2020 through March 2021 I survived among savages (those who refused to mask up), thus enabling the deadly virus to spread across this country. The virulent virus gobbled up peoples’...