Writer's Tool Box

To grow, to transform, to become.

What is writing for you? This year I am writing a novel. It is February 27, 2021 and I am words deep in writing a fiction novel. This week though I am going to share an excerpt from my unpublished memoirs. I wrote my memoirs in November of 2016 during NaNoWriMo. This little excerpt talks… Continue reading To grow, to transform, to become.

Memoir & Life Stories

Photo Prompt 42: Moving Parts Slowly Grinding to a Close

Use this image as a prompt to create a post and reference back here. You can come back and share by posting your link in the comment section below. That’s it! Can’t wait to view your posts… Moving Parts Slowly Grinding to a Close I can see her there, she was standing with a slight… Continue reading Photo Prompt 42: Moving Parts Slowly Grinding to a Close

Mental Health

Photo Prompt #40: Don’t Show It!

Use this image as a prompt to create a post and reference back here. You can come back and share by posting your link in the comment section below. That’s it! Can’t wait to view your posts… Don’t Show It! It is deep rich shades of darkness filled with screams, cries and lamenting wails. It… Continue reading Photo Prompt #40: Don’t Show It!

Memoir & Life Stories

Photo Prompt #38: cause to become silent

Use this image as a prompt to create a post and reference back here. You can come back and share by posting your link in the comment section below. That’s it! Can’t wait to view your posts… —Content Warning!!— cause to become silent “This isn’t a Cinderella story,” That’s what she told me as we… Continue reading Photo Prompt #38: cause to become silent

Memoir & Life Stories

Photo Prompt #35: The Last 24 Hours

Use this image as a prompt to create a post and reference back here. You can come back and share by posting your link in the comment section below. That’s it! Can’t wait to view your posts… The Last 24 Hours It wasn’t cold out, but it wasn’t hot either. It was jeans and sweater… Continue reading Photo Prompt #35: The Last 24 Hours

A to Z Blogging

The “T” in 2020 A to Z

Tick It wasn’t like that soft rhythmic sound a clock makes in a silent room, a sound that can relax and sooth. This was a regular short sharp sound that played over and over again in my head counting away accomplishments or lack of accomplishments. It was a tally that I hated but seemed to… Continue reading The “T” in 2020 A to Z

A to Z Blogging

The “N” in A to Z

    Now I’ve learned. I’ve run to the outer limits of the universe; counted the stars in the sky. I’ve danced on clouds with Angels and swam upon the tide. I’ve stared up at the blue sky making shapes from softened clouds. I’ve listened to the silence and rambled through the loud. But none… Continue reading The “N” in A to Z