Why I write

Why I write

500 words personal essay, Orange County Roadshow/Podcast, 1888 Center, April 9, 2018   Because I’m compelled by blood. I honor my heredity: my parents and their highly literate minds.   Because my first fully-formed memory shows my mother and me as ensemble. She took...
Cringe-worthy Questions and Queries

Cringe-worthy Questions and Queries

Oh dear, here comes the flurry of questions again. At a party, in an after-church conclave, at a dinner with friends. I cringe despite a resolution to relax. I paste an ‘I’m pleased to answer you’ smile on my face and inhale. Ready, set, go! Most...
A slave to Shakespeare ;-)

A slave to Shakespeare ;-)

http://www.insecurewriterssupportgroup.com I’m an inadvertent slave of William Shakespeare – with whom I have much in common, some people say. Apparently, he re-invented the English Language, invigorating it with words he invented… And, my favorite...
Cringe-worthy Questions and Queries

Creativity Evolved

I may or may not always be an insecure writer – such is the nature of the beast – but I know that my style, creativity, and aplomb have evolved since I started writing free 7-8 years ago. What began as a quest to accomplish wishes not yet explored in my...