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Soul Years Marvin Gaye

“Rockets, moon shots
Spend it on the have nots
Money, we make it
Fore we see it you take it”

It is time for a new chapter in “Soul Years” with Marvin Gaye´s (1939-1984) epic song “Inner City Blues”. 629 more words


A Bit of History: Cinderella on the Brain

No matter how old I get, I will never outgrow my love of fairytales. And I mean real fairytales — I’m a sucker for tracking down their original, European sources (though the Disney movies don’t hurt on rainy days). 766 more words


The Periodic Table of Storytelling

I stumbled across this and find it highly amusing. Neat!



It is so fascinating how when we write we are to develop characters and life stories from scratch. While there may be influences from other people or our own experiences, we are still creating a character – a fictional person inside of our heads that feels so real to us. 96 more words

Starting the Story

I’ve been revising my novel and turning over some classic writing advice. The importance of the first sentence has been thrust upon most writers, but I don’t think that notion is exactly correct. 1,052 more words


Upcoming Spring/Summer 2015 Events

Hello, everyone. I have a couple upcoming events booked. I’d love to see you there!

The Mingle @ Ravenswood Used Books, Ravenswood, Chicago. Thursday April 16, 2015. 24 more words


If We Were Having Coffee -- storytelling!

If we were having coffee I’d tell you about how excited I am about the events coming this week.   Taliana’s event starts Sunday morning, which I’m very excited about!   342 more words

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