Writing is difficult!

I signed up for The Fiction Project. Now I’m writing a story  to put in the little book they sent me after they received my $60.00. I think I signed up so I would be forced to write some fiction. I’m not really being forced to do it, but wasting $60.00 would be a silly […]

Greatness, do I want it?

Sometimes I think I’d like to be known for something Be great at something But then I think about all the work it would take To be great Then I pause And wonder If I even have what it takes If I have the necessary moxie, gumption, chutzpah, nerve Sometimes I think I do Sometimes […]

I have a secret

The secret is that I might like the Fall I might like the way the sky looks when red and orange leaves dance playfully across it I might enjoy wearing sweaters and seeing pumpkins and opening the car window on my drive across town Don’t tell anyone I’m known as a complainer about Fall and […]

Kitchen Table

I have a character named Cynthia  that I sometimes conjure up when I’m trying to write fiction. Here’s a little scene that has never gone anywhere. I think it has some promise though. Kitchen Table Cynthia sat at the kitchen table waiting. She wasn’t waiting for the toast to pop up. That happened five minutes […]

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