Shamanism and the Job Jar

Since my last post, I have been struggling with the usual pests–fear of poverty and procrastination–but also with a sense of mortality, my own and that of my parents. …. so funny. I started this post, maybe, two years ago, and I am still stuck in the same drama. Want …

Fifty

I’m not sure why I am titling this post “Fifty;” my birthday in November is not really on my mind. The problem is, I’ve got nothing on my mind, and I can’t figure out how to shift into gear. I did quit my temporary job, I did begin writing a …

I Know What I Did Last Summer Rather Than Finish My Novel

Since I last posted, I completed the house projects, (including tearing out a useless doorway), started revising my novel after receiving feedback, became a member of MWA, transported a few basset hounds, did several job interviews, and started a used bookstore. Well, in process, anyway. It happens that my niece …

Story Circle Posts

I am guest-blogging for Story Circle. Each blog is posted as one of a pair, and my posts are Prompts for Winter and Discipline for Spring. My over-squeezed metaphorical mulberries Jamie, you get a mention in “teachers and writers who have influenced me,” which is at the bottom of Prompts …