How I spent my day*


Three-hour critique group, four hours writing at my coffee place. This was not an attempt to avoid cleaning my house. I would have avoided it anyway.

*Pretend you care. It will increase my sense of self worth

Blind date


The two attractive young people a few tables away from me in my writing place are clearly on a blind date. They are also having a loud discussion about getting toilet paper stuck to the bottom of their shoes. Romance is in the air!

More from the world of theatre


Our pianist has been trying to get us to perform at her church since the Middle Ages.*

She wept afterwards.** This would be a first, for us, as our show could be accurately described as, “Not King Lear.”

*Refers to me, as opposed to an historical period.

**With joy, or possibly relief.

Writer Tag yet again


How much time a day/week do you get to write? When is the best time for you to write (morning or night)?

You can find me bent over my laptop, sipping a latte, and eating a cookie at my favorite coffee place for three hours nearly every afternoon. This is old news to my blog readers who are seriously tired of reading my latte-centric posts.

Did you go to college for writing?

No. I went for a practical degree. BFA Music Voice Performance

What bothers you more: spelling errors, punctuation errors or grammar errors?

I ain’t conserned about that stuff?

What is the best writing advice that anyone has given you?

Write —given to me by a Pulitzer Prize winner.*

What advice would you give to another writer?

See above

*Absolutely true