Launch Teams & Book Reviews

One of the coolest things about being on this writing journey is connecting with other writers. Not that I have face-to-face contact with every writer I meet, but it is amazing the variety of avenues these connections occur. Sometimes we meet at writing conferences, workshops, or in critique groups. Other times, through Facebook posts. And…

Victim Impact Panel

“I’m not sure I’m in the right place,” I voiced to the guard at the x-ray machine. “Is this where the Victim Impact Panel meets? I’m looking for Sam.” He held out his hand. “Hand me your purse.” I swallowed the lump in my throat, relinquished my purse, and stepped through the x-ray machine. “Upstairs…

A Break From The Normal Routine

  In a previous post (several months ago) I listed 10 jobs that I would not be good at, but am extremely thankful for the folks who do tackle those tasks on a daily basis. Just for fun, I thought I’d take a break from the normal posts and share a list of activities /…

Which Way Are You Running?

She paced the gym floor like a caged animal. “I need to get out of here!” she blurted as she grabbed my arm and pulled me towards the door. “It’s the middle of the night! We’re not supposed to leave!” I responded tensely. “I can’t stay here. I need to breathe.” “Where do you want…

She was . . .

She was angry.  Carried a chip on her shoulder the size of Alaska. If you crossed her, she would hurl insults under her breath, Though, when out of earshot, the insults would fly verbally. She was bitter.  Harbored hurts in a protective fashion, Clinging to them as if they were living and breathing, Almost like…