Giving It Away For Free: Writing For The Huffington Post

The drums are beating again. The anger has swelled and keyboards are being pounded in condemnation. It’s a fury that’s been simmering for a while. The Huffington Post is under fire for not paying for content, for not paying the bloggers whose words beef up their site. And people are pissed. This time their hackles […]

Heart On Fire… Happy Birthday Samara

No one tells you that blogging will become about more than just writing. It may start off as a way to find your voice, share your thoughts and exercise the writing muscle. But it becomes so much more. You start meeting other writers. People who care about the same issues you care about. People who […]

The Writing Process Blog Tour

  “Staring at empty pages, Centered ’round the same ole plot” -Traffic, Empty Pages Earlier this summer one of my favorite bloggers nominated me to participate on The Writing Process Blog Tour. My first thought was process? You mean there should be a process? My second thought was me? You want to know how and why and what […]

A Life Unplanned

“Then we’d go running on faith, All of our dreams would come true, And our world will be right When love comes over me and you” -Eric Clapton, Running On Faith If I could sum up the way I live my life, I would say that I wing it. I feel my way. I kind […]

Damn You, Feelings

“Welcome to the inner workings of my mindSo dark and foul I can’t disguise,Can’t disguise.Nights like this,I become afraidOf the darkness in my heart…Hurricane” -MS MR, Hurricane This has been a crazy year. At the dawn of 2013 I declared that it would be “The Year of Not Learning.” The previous year had been kinda […]