Day 6. Scene-A-Day

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Today’s Prompt: Write a scene where everyone is freezing. This year I am adding an incentive for people to post their scenes or at least a snippet from their scenes as a reply to each day’... Read More

Day 5. Scene-a-day.

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Today’s Prompt: Write a scene at a meeting. This year I am adding an incentive for people to post their scenes or at least a snippet from their scenes as a reply to each day’s prompt. Anyo... Read More

Day 4. Scene-A-Day

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Today’s Prompt: Write a scene in a bar. This year I am adding an incentive for people to post their scenes or at least a snippet from their scenes as a reply to each day’s prompt. Anyone w... Read More

Scene-A-Day. Day 3

Today’s Prompt: Write a cracking-up scene. This year I am adding an incentive for people to post their scenes or at least a snippet from their scenes as a reply to each day’s prompt. Anyon... Read More

Day 2. Scene-A-Day

Today’s Prompt: Write a fight scene. This year I am adding an incentive for people to post their scenes or at least a snippet from their scenes as a reply to each day’s prompt. Anyone who ... Read More

Happy May! Let’s write a scene-a-day. Day 1.

Last year, as a counterpart to Poem-A-Day in April, I posted a prompt for a Scene-A-Day in May…or was it June? Well, this year it’s May. Back by special request of a dear writing friend wh... Read More

I am a capable weirdo.

I’ve managed to contain my PTSD into a neat little container. I can’t drive on the freeway. If I do, I panic. Panic of the sort that in my teens and early twenties could hit me while brushing my t... Read More

Want to write a poem a day with me in April?

It’s hard to believe it’s been a decade since I started writing a poem-a-day in April, but it has. Poetry is not my primary genre, and every April I consider that and whether the energy for the mo... Read More

Dear Procrastination, (Part 2)

Dear Procrastination, I’ve written to you before, but you didn’t reply. You look at me the way my grandmother used to when I asked a stupid question. I get it, you are necessary, and if I spend to... Read More

What are you doing this week to make time? Me? I’m willing to change.

Most weekday mornings I wake at four AM and get to work. I’ve even gotten better at writing on weekends, which I explained in an earlier post–to my surprise–proves harder to make tim... Read More