The Diary of a Writer

As you may have noticed, I recently changed the title of the blog. It was once titled “Almost 30”, an ode to an approaching milestone age...

[Teaching] Writing

I made a decision today. Just now, in fact. From here on out, whenever anyone asks “what do you do?” — I will respond by saying, I am a...

Day 23: I'm a Writer?

Day 23 of 30Word Count: 39,144 So. 117 pages (and/or 39,144 words) of writing have come out of my head. In 23 days. I’m kind of super...

Snippet: Summer Blossoms

Here is an excerpt from my latest piece of writing, a short story titled: “Summer Blossoms”. One of my best memories from our summer in...

Beware of the Joy Thieves

We all have them in our lives. Lurking in the shadows, ready to pounce at a moment’s notice. They smile, they laugh. They seem happy....