Writing

Home Again: Followup to Hold On To Anything You Can

The sky is a crisp blue against the array of earth-toned leaves still hanging on to their perches. Squirrels dig, industrious, through the crackling fallen, searching out nuts, insects, whatever it is that squirrels search for at times like this….
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http://broaduniverse.org

About Them Broads…

Some years ago, I came across a fledgling organization called Broad Universe, aimed at helping women spec-fic writers around the world. I thought it sounded neat, so I signed up; since then, other than dutifully renewing my membership every year,…
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Friday Fiction Roundup

I don’t have any free fiction to hand out this time around, and I’m running crazy frazzled behind, but I haven’t forgotten you, ya wonderful patient reader, you! I’ve been hunting down items to talk about this week. I’ll start…
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On Seeds, and Leaving Facebook…

Begin where you are. I’ve given that advice so many times it seems etched into my bones. When you’re at a loss for what to write, start with something real nearby: the temperature, the humidity, a flower outside, a smell….
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About Anxiety

I’ve come up with a new way to explain anxiety to folks who aren’t intimately familiar with it from the inside out. Here goes: You’re walking on a very thin balance beam that’s been laid across a mat of thousands…
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