It is in reworking our images and word choice, that we are poets
The Badge of Writer.
The person that was me six months ago was carefree by comparison.
Poems allow me to go through the photo album of my mind.
we write poems to encapsulate something we want to remember.
Don’t Cancel Me
I do not want to see another stand up routine like "The Diceman." However, can we occasionally still have characters like Barney on "How I Met Your Mother?"
The importance of a writers group
The first meeting of my writers group began with a few chairs in a circle. Before it began, however, that circle kept getting bigger until more than 30 people were there, eager to connect with other writer The meetings that took place after that were separated into 3 groups. A writers group is educational, but … Continue reading The importance of a writers group
Wisconsin Author Profile
A couple of years ago Dixie Jarchow and I began an interview show that premiered on the public access channel in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. Like the name suggests, we wanted to showcase authors that are in our neighborhood. Those authors you will not know. But we wanted to hear their story, find out what they know … Continue reading Wisconsin Author Profile
I am a Lakefly
I am a writer. So you know what that means. Exactly. Socially awkward as hell. I am a better communicator as a writer than as a speaker. This is especially poignant as you are reading this and this aint that good either. Writers conferences are sometimes put on by writers. A crazy thought, but stick … Continue reading I am a Lakefly
Lakefly Writers Conference
I have been a part of the Lakefly Writers Conference for the last five years now. I've spoken at it twice and I want to invite you to come to #lakefly17. If you are a writer, you need to go to a conference. They do so many things for you. They teach. They create friendships, … Continue reading Lakefly Writers Conference
Switching Gears- For real this time
A few post ago I talked about switching gears without actually switching gears. I have a lot to say. I like thinking about it and laying something out. The problem is we do not change each others minds. We invigorate like-minded people and opposite minded people and keep them apart with arguments. So then what … Continue reading Switching Gears- For real this time
Are You Prince?
I did not get the obsession with Prince. I mean he had a few catchy tunes and all, but evidently he was quite popular. Okay, he is considered a genius. Including the hosts of the Up All Night Podcast. Yet they still took the news and went back to what they were doing. Everyone … Continue reading Are You Prince?