The Cookie Jar

The round green object sat atop a pink counter that I was too short to reach. I eyed it, particularly the ceramic lid three white cats that shot up acting as its handle. It always held a reward, usually store brand chocolate chip cookies. Although my mother was big on cooking, baking cookies was notContinue reading “The Cookie Jar”

The Life of a Wanna Be Writer

I’m a stay-at-home mom. Never mind the fact that my child is now in her mid-thirties and left the nest a long time ago. Never mind me not staying at home until she graduated college. That’s not technically true. I worked from home when she became a teenager. Sometimes I traveled for work. If thereContinue reading “The Life of a Wanna Be Writer”

Friday Fun — What did you learn from your writing?

Originally posted on Live to Write – Write to Live:
Friday Fun is a group post from the writers of the NHWN blog. Each week, we’ll pose and answer a different, get-to-know-us question. We hope you’ll join in by providing your answer in the comments. QUESTION: Did you learn anything from your writing projects and…

Fall Projects and Becoming Bonafide

It’s autumn and time for some new projects. More exercise is hopefully one of them. I’ve vowed to read more and one easy way to do it is atop my exercise bike. I logged twenty miles yesterday while reading. I’m both a slow reader and bicycler. The bike sits next to the window, and IContinue reading “Fall Projects and Becoming Bonafide”

Writing Competition Grant Opportunity

This is something I’ve copied and pasted regarding an upcoming deadline on a writing competition grant entry deadline of May 1st. I hope this may be helpful to some of you out there. William Faulkner – William Wisdom Creative Writing Competition Opp ID: 58319 | Prize or Award | Last edited on 30 Mar 2013Continue reading “Writing Competition Grant Opportunity”