I was just on Amazon doing a review of an amazing new book by my fellow author in Oshkosh, Thomas Cannon. His book Shattered is a first-person …If You Loved Them, Tell Others
Here is advice I gave to a young family member. The mind finds the meanest things to run by a person and see if it can scare you off. Perhaps your new friend will be best buds forever. However, relationships can get screwed up for many reasons. If your friendship fails, the mind will tell … Continue reading Advice to the Young
In this life we have to claim the life we want. Writing it out gives a clearer picture.
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we write poems to encapsulate something we want to remember.
My novel comes out next month (December 2021). I worked hard to be vulnerable and put my own pain into my character. Now that is so close, I am worried how friends and family will perceive my main character as me. The character, Mikey Haskell, does some terrible things. Will they think that I wanted … Continue reading Shattered- A Novel
Immediately after saying we should not engage in negativity on social media, I put a comment on someone's blog post. I replied To say the only way to be enlightened is to listen to someone that you already agree with is troubling. Their reply was: Are you offended? Am I not entitled to agree with … Continue reading Adulting is so hard
I have been thinking about how our culture works right now. With social media, people are attaining power and money over us by making us angry. That anger divides us. Making people angry simply works for people and organizations that don’t want us to think reasonably. Facebook makes money and political groups fire up their … Continue reading Our Friends Made Us Do It
A book or an article about Oprah’s life would be an important read. But a poem that goes through the emotions someone has towards their abuser is immediate and powerful.