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Let it Flow

Start writing, no matter what. The water does not flow until the faucet is turned on. – Louis L’Amour

This quote is some of the best advice for writers struggling to be creative, but at the same time, it’s something I struggle with.

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Dysfunction Diaries- THE BOOK!

So excited to announce that I am compiling a collection of classic Dysfunction Diaries stories, and some you’ve never seen before, and self publishing them on Amazon!   196 more words


From Blair Mountain to Black Hill

Merry met, my good readers. I have some excellent news. If you went to 1888’s website this weekend, you may have been greeted by my face. 356 more words


Memoir Writing as Surgery for the Soul

Long before I began to consider myself a writer, I went to school to be a surgical technician.  Surgery on the physical body is a traumatic and often frightening thing.   863 more words

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Feeling the Elephant Love!

This week, Elephant Journal published another article that I submitted.  This one is near and dear to my heart, because it is one of the major themes in my memoir.   147 more words

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Let's Talk About the Closet...

So, y’all know I’m writing a memoir called In His Closet.  My marriage to a gay man was the initial inspiration for this work, but certainly his was not the only metaphoric closet I have lived in.   893 more words

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My First Article on Elephant Journal

I am thrilled to announce that Elephant Journal has picked up one of my ‘Buddha Girl in Jesus Town’ pieces!!  They couldn’t take me in all my vulgar glory, but they were totally down with the kinder/gentler version. 101 more words