“Is it dead?” “I can’t tell from here.  Why don’t you go and give it a poke?” “Eww!  No, you do it!” “You’re the one who wants to know if it’s dead.” “I wonder how it got here.” “I don’t know.  Flew?” “Don’t be ridiculous.” “It looks kind of sad, just lying there like that.” […]

The Wishing Star

In September 2016, I signed up for a project called Narrathon, in which 19 authors each wrote a chapter of a children’s book, based on an outline by Steve Bowkett, one of the committee members of NAWG.  I wrote Chapter Three, and the book has now been published. You can buy it here.

Who Are You?

Bubbles rising. Air, the stuff of life, escaping to the surface. I remain below, searching the depths for an answer. The water is murky, which feels appropriate, given my state of mind.  The currents swirl like my thoughts, threatening to spin me around and distract me from my purpose. But I know the wreck is […]