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Our Wonderful Wildcatty Weekend

As we pulled onto I-70 leaving Manhattan in the rearview I reflected to Derek and Flint, who both wait on my every word like the scribes waited on the words of Solomon, which is a dramatic way of saying they sometimes listen to me, which is a dramatic way of saying I talk to myself a lot. 323 more words



“Will you ever write about me?”

“That depends”

“On what?”

“On how much you hurt me”

How many of you are there?

Swarms of pain… 207 more words

Editing Secrets for Non-Editors

In a perfect world, editing and writing would go hand-in-hand. But, the world is not perfect, and while some are strong writers, they abhor editing. Don’t worry, I understand. 532 more words


Happy Birthday Derrick Rose

The point guard of the Chicago Bulls celebrates his birthday today. Derrick Martell Rose is certainly fond of the Windy City. It is not only his hometown, but also home to the team that drafted him back in 2008. 233 more words


This Year In Writing

“If something burns your soul with passion and desire, it’s your duty to be reduced to ashes by it. Any other form of existence will be yet another dull book in the library of life.” Charles Bukowski… 1,044 more words


Writer Captures Stories Unfolding in Dreams

Good afternoon! The perfect scene unfolded in my sleep — then it happened – I awakened and could not revisit the scene. “No! No! No! I must capture that #perfect #scene on paper!”  I jumped to my feet, grabbed a writing tool, fingers dashed across the keyboard, eyes still adjusting to being awake, brain screaming – “Slow down – it’s stored in here – we got it!” Aahhh! 201 more words