Poetry 101 Rehab: Couldn’t

commitment - no, i can't. you are not quite enough for me to break the habit. older - yes, i know you're aging. so am i but it still doesn't change my mind. underhanded - i'm sure you think yourself devious. scheme and plan all you like. nothing changes, still. life - it's not long… Continue reading Poetry 101 Rehab: Couldn’t

Stellar and Lunar: Roundup 6

It does not feel like it's been six weeks since I started this up. A bit of housekeeping: I have decided that this will now be expanded to non-fiction as well. Initially, I started it as a creative writing thing, but from now on you guys can contribute whatever you please, fiction or not. The only… Continue reading Stellar and Lunar: Roundup 6

Stellar and Lunar Roundup: 4

Another Thursday, another prompt. It's been a busy week, one steeped in computer testing so various agencies can see if I'm a decent fit for the roles they're trying to fill. I'm going to keep this brief, because I have another interview tomorrow. This is all I do now, I go to interviews. So far nothing's come… Continue reading Stellar and Lunar Roundup: 4

Stellar and Lunar: Roundup 3

Hey people! I'm sure I don't know where the time is going. I forgot completely that it's Thursday, but blame the fact that I've been zipping around going to interviews and little meetings and whatnot. Even as I write I'm awaiting a call from the woman at the agency to determine what happens next for… Continue reading Stellar and Lunar: Roundup 3

Word Crush Wednesday: Gustave Flaubert

I've been muttering about longer quotes for a while now, so here we are. I've had my interview. I think it went OK, I was nervous as a nervous thing. It's a cool-sounding job, in the city, in a great building with awesome offices. After the spoken interview, I was bundled off to do a writing… Continue reading Word Crush Wednesday: Gustave Flaubert

Procrastinators Unite

Today's Blogging 101 Assignment: Write a post that builds on a comment you left yesterday. "To an extent, I see procrastination as a stimulant", as written on The Metamorphosis of a Wallflower. And I was drawn in - partially because this is a post about procrastination and partially because the title of the blog includes metamorphosis, one… Continue reading Procrastinators Unite


Last month I began NaNoWriMo with the enthusiasm of a puppy chasing a tennis ball.Then, 10,000 words in, I came to a screeching halt as I wondered why my protagonist had left her best friend/the love of her life.(Characters really do dictate their own actions)I put away the Word document and stared at the ceiling,… Continue reading Challenging