Lost In Completion

Whenever I talk with my non-writer friends about writing, it's clear they don't fully understand what goes into the creation of a novel. It's the usual complaint of writers: They're supportive, have a bit of interest, but don't get the way writing sucks us in and wraps us in a cocoon of isolation and effort.…

Steps Along a Long Road

Photo via Entity on Pixabay. This was the image prompt that inspired my short story, Rest Stop. I don't remember the exact moment I started taking the idea of publication seriously. Definitely sometime after my son was born, maybe after my daughter was born. Sometime during those long days of cuddling and writing, I decided…