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Distant Ship

 A friend loves at all times, and a brother is born for a time of adversity. Proverbs 17:17

A poetic offering for the weekend… 190 more words

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No, they have nothing to do with zombies, nor is it a new version of the weeble-wobble. It is the term for “mammals shaped like wombats.” 459 more words

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Relentless Files -- Week 35

*An essay a week in 2016*

Here’s the thing no one tells you about digging into memory and writing about the ghosts that haunt you: you will have to relive those moments and it will leave you reeling and you will carry that reeling in your chest and you won’t know what to do with it or yourself, and you will snap at people, the people you love most, who hold you when you’re heaving, and you won’t know what to do with that pain so you lash out and you can’t help yourself…in the moment, you will blame those people, say it is them, their nagging, their demands…and only later, when you’ve had time to calm fuck down will you see that it wasn’t them, it was you and your shit coming up…and you will be so fucking sorry but sorry doesn’t heal the pain you already caused…so what do you do with it? 2,177 more words

The sting of rejection...is not so bad

Well, it finally happened, dear reader. my first official rejection.

I have submitted my novel twice to publishers’ Open Submissions, which is basically submitting to the ‘slush pile’ and just never heard anything. 351 more words


Friday Ramblings From An Author-August is Almost History

Does anyone else feel that summer’s gone too fast this year? Maybe it’s because I taught workshops until mid-July and had too many projects going on, but I’m in shock that it’s almost September. 185 more words


Out an About - Jane Lane Walters

I’m visiting with Janet Lane Walters on her blog, the Eclectic Writer. Tomorrow she showcases my fantasy romance books. Come by and visit. Hope y’all will leave a comment. 12 more words