Accounting For Progress

How does one account for progress? Through change…so what has changed. Get out there. Volunteer for the poetry festival. It is poetry month after all. One step forward. Now the face-to-face meeting of people in the know. The volunteer session is this Saturday and then three events. Plus, an opportunity to read a 30 second […]

The Quest

An image of a person, perceived gradually Takes shape in the mind and becomes whole Ideas, moments shared, caresses to the soul Run together, drip into a mold and solidify to be A young fellow, a man, strong and full of dreamsWho boldly stepped forward without vision or planTo experience everything he wishes and canWorldly, […]

Breaking Out

I’ve been a writer as long as I can remember. Poetry was my savior. There was a release when I wrote down the words that came tumbling out of my mind, spewed onto the pages of the many journals I still carry with me. I wrote for myself and never thought about sharing what I […]

On Writing Historical Fiction

I have been working on a novel for about ten years now. This is the essence of historical fiction. The endless hours of researching and weaving threads of information into a tapestry of words and events provides its own rewards. However, I still have work to do if I am ever going to finish it. […]

The Journey Begins

Thanks for joining me! Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter. — Izaak Walton My destination is on the horizon. It is here I begin, near the end. I start this journey to expose my writing to the world, and reach for my own star.