FOCUS is the catch word for my 2014 Zoom Lens I am going to write less and accomplish more. What I mean by this is I am not going to stretch myself too thin by working on a whole lot of plots/stories at the same time. This was my mistake in 2013 and it overwhelmed [...]

Summer-Spiration & Showing Up

The Winter of discontent is over and Summer-Spiration has officially least in my corner of the world. Anyone who knows me knows that I am not a Winter person. Winter constipates and depresses me mentally, emotionally and creatively. I need the warmth and vibrancy that summer brings to feel truly in tune. This winter [...]

A Tendency to Obsess…

“I know quite certainly that I myself have no special talent; curiosity, obsession and dogged endurance, combined with self-criticism, have brought me to my ideas.”                           - Albert Einstein Is obsession a bad thing? Sometimes it can be especially if your obsession is a person. [...]

The hot fresh smell of Home-Made Bread…

© Photographer Anatoliy Babiychuk | Agency: Mmmmh...There is nothing like the smell of hot, home-made bread, fresh from the oven. I wish the internet/WordPress could figure out how to embed scents into blog posts but since I know you have a great imagination...Close your eyes and picture/smell bread fresh out of the oven. Bread [...]

Stories: Passports without borders

Stories are passports without borders. Stories are passports without visas. Stories are passports to adventure. Stories are passports into the exotic and the extraordinary. Stories are portal doors into worlds unknown. Stories are magic carpets. One of the first reasons that made me fall in love with stories is the ability to travel to exotic [...]