Instructions For Julianne, Upon My Death

Julianne, go hometake your dusty shoveland hollow three stepswindward of our treeits boughs bent, unripe fruitdangled over muddy riverroots snagging, thorns bloody with testament to youth's tangled hands stained pockets, thosewild dreamstake your shovel and digand digging, growsteep graves of dry dirtbeneath the rumbling thundertesting lesser courageyet let no rain prevent youpiling soil, peeling timewhile … Continue reading Instructions For Julianne, Upon My Death

Difficult Writing (IWSG Sept)

Welcome to another Insecure Writer's Support Group blog posting. Each month, we talk about our writing doubts and fears, struggles and triumphs. IWSG is all about supporting each other and connecting with other writers. Purpose: To share and encourage. Writers can express doubts and concerns without fear of appearing foolish or weak. Those who have been … Continue reading Difficult Writing (IWSG Sept)

Neurodiversity in SFF

Earlier this year I attended QuaranCon 2022, an online speculative fiction convention in its second year featuring speakers from all over the world. Today I'm highlighting a particular panel that resonated with me: Neurodiversity in SFF. From the QuaranCon YouTube channel description: "We're not all wired the same way, and that is a thing of … Continue reading Neurodiversity in SFF

Fictional Worlds (IWSG July)

Welcome to another Insecure Writer’s Support Group post. We are all about supporting each other. This month’s co-hosts are J Lenni Dorner, Janet Alcorn, PJ Colando, Jenni Enzor, and Diane Burton, and we are talking about book worlds! July 6 question - If you could live in any book world, which one would you choose? … Continue reading Fictional Worlds (IWSG July)