Daily Haiku

Daily Haiku

About a week and a half ago, one of my writer groups had a thread about your day was going – the only catch was that the response needed to be in haiku form. That was the second day of stomach flu at our house, so this was my response: Rest on the soft couch TV,...
NaNoWriMo Prep

NaNoWriMo Prep

There are 52 days until NaNoWriMo begins (but who’s counting). Before I go any further though, let me explain what NaNoWriMo is. Basically, it’s a challenge to yourself to complete a 50k first draft of a novel. The strange name is an acronym of sorts; it...
My Poetic History

My Poetic History

I love writing poems. They are self contained and generally come easy to me. I began seriously writing poetry back in college, and was even part of a poetry writing group. I went through a personal challenge in 2012 to write a poem at least once a week, so...