Furlough 13


It’s coffee day. Most days it’s green tea or at the most yerba mate. It was a rough night with a lot of tossing and turning. I also had another nightmare. This one involved Dennis Hopper’s character from Blue Velvet chasing after me with this family of freakish humans in tow. Frigging David Lynch. Love him and hate him.  Continue reading “Furlough 13”

Furlough 11


Today I woke up with mindset on my mind.

I spent about three hours editing three poems and took my usual fifteen minutes to read through the first draft of my new novel. 

It feels scary and hopeful and exhilarating and good to be doing this. Continue reading “Furlough 11”



Giving myself the morning off, I decided to sit down with a cup of coffee, listen to some Prokofiev, and read poetry. I needed this: I often overwork myself and skip these needed break days. Continue reading “Create!”

Work at Work

One thing I’ve gotten away from this past year is making the most of my time to progress in my writing life while at my job. I know, I know. You can’t write a novel at your day job. Or CAN you? 🤔 Continue reading “Work at Work”