The Virtual Writing Lesson

The end of 2020 is near. I’m on the bandwagon with everyone else who is eager to see 2021 roll in. The new year will bring a new administration for these not so United States of America, and if everyone that rallied to ensure this change in our government keeps on...

How to Download your Writing

My oldest son used to love to say, “Back in the day.” I hated it because he started to use it in his late twenties to refer not only to his childhood but to mine; his inflection made it sound like this, “You know, back in the day like in the Middle Ages,...

High Anxiety

4 November 2020­— the United States’ presidential election was yesterday. Voting by mail was huge thanks to Covid-19, and early voting was as popular as a summer action flick, and yet, no winner has been called. I remember when High Anxiety was just a movie by Mel...

BIG MAGIC’s Magic

If you’ve managed to avoid, or have not yet reached the senior moments in life, you may recall how I was kidnapped by Chuck Palahniuk. His memoir, Consider This, is a must read for any writer with a desire to extract the cement from their writing. One of my goals for...