My latest podcast interview is now available on Sound Cloud with Kelcey and Read. Write. Repeat.
Writer's Block. We've all heard of it and every writer has cried its hard knuckled claim on his or her writerly brain from time to time. Since November 2014, I have written two full length novels. One is published, and one is waiting to be published (waiting patiently...New Jersey-driver-on-the-Turnpike patiently....). While writing my second novel, … Continue reading The Big Writerly Lie
I remember when the calendar year turned 2015, I had just come through a horrible time period in my personal life...a terrible stretch of time consuming 2 1/2 years that had essentially sucked the otherwise lively and vibrant soul right out of me. By Summer of 2014, I didn't even know who I was anymore. … Continue reading Every Day is the First Day of a New Year
I watched a brief TV clip showing Harvey Weinstein, disgraced Hollywood movie mogul, getting out of an SUV saying, "Everyone makes mistakes. A second chance, I hope." A second chance? So the first time you requested that a very young actress touch your private parts, with the understanding that a role was hanging over her … Continue reading Rape Culture Flag Waving
I was reading today about an older gentleman who, 35 years ago, was told that he had 6 weeks to live. Then he learned that dodged something serious and got a second chance. And he made the best of it. He lived, and is still living, his life to the fullest, having received the darkest … Continue reading Second Chances