If we were having coffee you'd be coming over and I'm running a bit off-kilter today. I'm editing a story and at this point the pages are covered in red, green highlighter all over the place. If it weren't for the fact that green highlighter is very neon I'd almost accuse it of looking Christmassy. Sorry, … Continue reading Over Coffee (43)
the weather is indecisive. rain lashes at the roof even as the sky eases up, blue peeking through. five minutes later the temperature has dropped noticeably. it's good weather for a hot drink. every morning is crisp, clear blue sky and grass trimmed with light patches of frost. it's indecisive - can't seem to pick … Continue reading mixed seasons
So it's been a week since I did the Secret Thing of 2017 and I have to admit I'm kind of enraptured by it. I really must tell you about it sometime. I've spent a good amount of time today reading feedback on a short piece of fiction - I sent it over to one … Continue reading Letters to Euturpe: 52
the tiles are stacked, five deep, in rows around the room. if i unfocus my eyes they become towers, columns of origin unknown, narrowing down the room into a tiny cell-like space. this is what i get for buying them two or three at a time when there's space on the credit card, and laying … Continue reading scrabbling at tile (400)
the breeze stirs the plants set in terracotta pots and ruffling the leaves. a cold wind blows off the snow, frost settling in on berries and flowers. labels are buried under frozen water, soon to be rewritten.
I've been a little less inspired the last few days, though I did conjure up a book review, so that'll be here next week. This weekend I've been avidly drawing books through my bloodstream and came up with a new story idea; I fleshed it out really well on my phone, so I guess it's … Continue reading Word Crush Monday: Don Marquis
buy a bottle of luck, rest it on the edge of the windowsill. leave it for twenty years, practice being luckless - so controversial. go out, do something, smash the bottle against the wall, make your own luck.