A poem about me, home, sound, and the absence thereof.
Writing with Generosity
Having a positive goal usually helps with that. If I have something to aim toward, that turns my focus outward. But if my goal is to write with generosity, what exactly does that mean?
Deborah Swift: One Novel, Many Opinions
Guest piece originally posted on Nevets.QST as part of a series in which authors discussed how they first came to be published. Her content has been slightly modified to remove some time-sensitive elements and remove an expired link, but remains otherwise unchanged from the original. Originally written in 2011 and published on Blogger Writers face…
Reading Davin Malasarn in the Waves
I took The Wild Grass out, and set seiza in the waves. I read like that. Embraced by the water in which I feel more at home than I feel on land. Rocked about, struggling for balance against the same water.
Cantaloupe (flash fiction story)
A guy can only eat so much cantaloupe. I mean, for crap’s sake, I been eating cantaloupe for a week. Every meal. Every fricking meal. Cantaloupe.
Fail in What You Love
All— Change is part of life. So are set-backs. So are re-directions, mis-directions, and forgetting to ask for directions. No matter what your pursuit, you will, at times, feel like your legs are being swept out from under you or you’re being kicked in the gut. That’s why it’s so important to embrace your passion…
Hal and His Wheel (flash fiction story)
Hamster: a Dark & Twisted Children’s Story Read on. Breathe on. Hal is a hamster. Hal lives in a cage. It is a small cage. The cage is in a house. It is a big house. One day, Hal finds a new place in his cage. The place is pink and hard. The cage floor…
R. N. Morris: When There’s Nothing Left but Guts
Guest piece originally posted on Nevets.QST as part of a series in which authors discussed how they first came to be published. His content remains unchanged from the original. Originally written in 2011 and published on Blogger. Most authors have experienced rejection. Many of us have faced it so many times we begin to take…
In a Balloon (flash fiction story)
Life inside a balloon is not all circuses and carnivals. From the inside, it’s a lot of red rubber and helium.
What Will the Reader Remember?
Books that made huge impacts on me and my writing, but whose details I cannot remember well enough to identity.