Monthly Archives: March 2016

See Me

This is the center piece for my new collection. I feel relieved that it worked out how I had hoped. Didn’t know what it was going to look like when I started…but it felt right when it was done. An … Continue reading

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Challenge Two Completed!!!

Well, I wrote 24 short stories in approximately twenty hours to be exact. It wasn’t nearly as hard as I thought. Especially due to the choice to follow the contest guidelines of Gotham Writers writing school. What did I learn? … Continue reading

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24 in 24 Writing Challenge Part 1

Two hours in and ten stories done. Definition of a short story as found in the merriam-webster dictionary: ¬†an invented prose narrative shorter than a novel usually dealing with a few characters and aiming at unity of effect and often … Continue reading

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24 in 24 version #2

Tomorrow I will begin my second challenge of 24 in 24. This time I will venture to write twenty-four short stories in twenty-four hours. This one scares me more than the 20 plus kilometers I plan to run pushing my … Continue reading

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Live Model

When I lived in NYC I was a nude model for a few painters. I loved that job. It felt like I was eating the popcorn Madonna claimed she was eating when she first moved to the city. I felt … Continue reading

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Monday morning discovery

Perhaps I was being a bit of a glass-is-half-empty kind of gal the other night. The more I thought and researched about escapism the more it saddened and scared me. I’m sure that most things we use as an escape … Continue reading

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Escape if you can!

So I’m working on an essay tonight about escapism and how it seems we all judge our lives on how successful we are at escaping the mundaneness of our humanity. What do you use to escape for your pain, boredom, … Continue reading

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