REMEMBRANCE #mondayblogs #amwriting #poetry #hiroshima #nagasaki #blacklivesmatter

These past few days have been filled with remembrance for me. I’ve been reading and writing about the A-bomb, Hiroshima, Nagasaki. Also yesterday was the one year anniversary of the death of Mike Brown and the beginning of the Black Lives Matter movement. During the protests yesterday, there was another shooting. There are more protests […]

MORE POETRY #mondayblogs #amwriting #poetry #migraine #pain #3-D

Seven more days, seven more poems. Six more migraines. Well, at least I wrote one of the poems about one of the migraines, so that’s something, eh? I’ve probably written enough migraine poems over the years to publish an entire book of migraine poems, but honestly who would want to read that? yikes. However, if […]

THIS WEEK’S WRITING #mondayblogs #amwriting #play #poetry

I finished (a week ahead of deadline) a rewrite of my full-length play Blue Roses. This is for a director and a project which may ultimately result in production. Fingers crossed. It has already resulted in a better play, and for that I am grateful. The rewrite came about from a Dramatist Guild program started in Portland. […]

IT WORKS IF YOU WORK IT #mondayblogs #amwriting #plays #poetry #essays #novels

I have completed two full months of writing ekphrastic poetry: a poem a day in reaction/response to one by Emily Dickinson. You can see them here. I have also completed two essays this week, one of which is available on my personal FaceBook page as a note: THEFT AND DESTRUCTION OF ART. Meanwhile, I’m doing research […]

BOOK SIGNING THIS WEEK: Friday February 20 11am-1pm at Portland’s Home & Garden Show #mondayblogs

This week I am participating in the Spring & Garden Show. Northwest Independent Writers Association has an enormous booth/space in the show, which will be filled with books by local authors. Every day, all day, local authors will sign books, and direct people to other books by other authors. I have a list of all […]