Fearless Writing Challenge, Day 34: What I Liked Most About Teaching High School English

A little bit ago I invited my readers to ask me anything. One of the questions I received was what did you like the most about teaching high school English?  I was waiting to answer this question because I was looking for something in particular, which I can't find, of course. (I hate it when you just saw … Continue reading Fearless Writing Challenge, Day 34: What I Liked Most About Teaching High School English

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Fearless Writing Challenge Day 17; or My Mom Visited Yesterday

Maybe it was the eclipse the day before that thinned the space between us, but something strange happened yesterday, on the 7th anniversary of my mom's passing. As a writer, it is not unusual for me to have a "flash of inspiration" where all of a sudden I get an idea for a story or … Continue reading Fearless Writing Challenge Day 17; or My Mom Visited Yesterday

Welcome to 150 days of fearless writing

I hate to start a blog post with the ubiquitous, "Oh gosh, it's been so long since my last post..." So I won't. 😉 The good news is I have been writing regularly and most of you know all about it. I've been writing a poem a day since January 1. That means as of yesterday I … Continue reading Welcome to 150 days of fearless writing

Day 35: Part 5 of a poem serialized over 9 days

I've been very touched by the supportive comments you have sent me. I can not fully express how much your positive words mean to me.  I have also heard some of your stories and, while I knew I was not alone in my experiences, I still feel a mixture of sadness and anger when I … Continue reading Day 35: Part 5 of a poem serialized over 9 days