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Telling the muse when to show up

I don’t know exactly how long it took before the practice of writing became such a habit that my body and mind were trained to produce streams of prose on command. Since the beginning of July I’ve been getting up at 4:45am and spending 75 minutes each morning at the keyboard, streaming FocusAtWill and forcing… Read more »

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Excerpt from “You Loved Me” – a memoir of transformation

Today I am posting a short excerpt from the second chapter of the memoir. I won’t do this much yet since everything is still in flux but it feels right for today. We lived in New Jersey, near the coast, south of Atlantic City, in a little town called Brick. Brick Township was a quintessential… Read more »

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Embracing the girl I left behind

I’ve left behind so much in my past; sometimes that’s a good thing. But I’ve left behind versions of myself, little “me’s” scattered behind me, abandoned in favor of something more perfect. My perfection mentality judged that these unacceptable me’s needed to stay back there, hopefully disappearing into the mists of the past. I never… Read more »