April, Poetry Month

April is almost over. I have been working on the mystery novel, mostly notes on characters, notes on places, vehicles, mundane bits of information. My creative work has gone to poetry, because this month belongs to the many muses of poetry. I’ve been trotting over to nicenet.org every day for my prompt, then doing my […]

A New Road, A New Normal

Originally posted on Life UnMarked:
My husband, the father of my teenage sons, died 18 days ago. I am blogging about “the new normal” to save my sanity. I hope to be of service in the process. Mark was a throat cancer patient. His official diagnosis came on his 46th birthday, and he died less…

Welcome to Red Crested chatter!

Because my hair is red, my bff started calling me the red crested poet. But because I write more than poetry, and because not all of my writing sounds like birdsong, I decided to call this blog chatter. I write plays, short stories, memoir, and mystery novels. I sometimes rant about politics, but not often. […]