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Redcrested · 2W ago

Publication forthcoming. #mondayblogs #amwriting #poetry

I have signed with Launch Point Press to publish several volumes of my poetry. The first collection will be out in a few months, and will feature lesbian love poems. Meanwhile, my writing gr...
Redcrested · 1M ago

Labor Day. Brought to you by laborers. #mondayblogs #unions

Thanks to former president Ronald Reagan and Republicans, many of you no longer remember unions. Maybe your only thought of unions is how someone in your family had to join a union in order ...
Redcrested · 1M ago

Let’s call it summer vacation. #mondayblogs

I broke my dominant right wrist eleven days ago. I’m in a splint for four weeks. Dictation is not worth the considerable effort to correct all the errors. So: summer vacation it is. Keep wri...
Redcrested · 2M ago

What are you reading? #mondayblogs #amwriting #amreading

I don’t read more in the summer, I read year round. I read at least one book every week, and go to the library every weekend to pick up and/or return books. But this month, I’m reading a boo...
Redcrested · 2M ago

Baking in the sun. #mondayblogs #amwriting

We’re moving from temps in the 80s to temps in the 90s this week. The a/c is running most of the time now. (This morning I turned it on at 1030. Last night I turned it off at 10.) I have ple...
Redcrested · 2M ago

Still Summer, Still Writing #mondayblogs #amwriting

Last week I wrote four essays and two short stories. I also worked on rewriting the outline of the novel that resists me. In my head all writing leads to my being able to complete my work-in...
Redcrested · 3M ago

Summer Writing, 2017 #mondayblogs #amwriting

I may have quit Camp NaNoWriMo. First I went back and adjusted my goal to a total of 5,000 words for the month. (I had already completed 5600+.) Then I let my cabin mates know I had done so,...
Redcrested · 3M ago

4 Reasons I Hate Camp NaNoWriMo #mondayblogs #NaNoWriMo

I feel guilty when I don’t write. All the support in the world does not create words on the page. Don’t I already have enough anxiety? I don’t like being a quitter. Okay, none of this is Cam...
Redcrested · 3M ago

4 Reasons I love Camp NaNoWriMo #mondayblogs #amwriting #NaNoWriMo

It’s camp! I always wanted to go to camp as a kid, but never had the opportunity. It’s NaNoWriMo! But the rules are not so rigid. Because: camp! Tons of support for meeting the goals you set...
Redcrested · 3M ago

10 Minutes a Day #amwriting #mondayblogs

You can write a book in only ten minutes a day. IF you write every single day. The way it works is if you engage with the story every single day, the story will evolve. You’ll probably end u...