Faux Paris Story

Caveat: I do not remember writing this, though I found it today in my personal freelance folder, dated 14 Jan. 2013, and it feels vaguely familiar, like a dream I woke from. Or maybe you wrote it … He is sitting with a middle-aged black couple at an outdoor cafe. more »

Why a Novel in Sonnets (and how you can help)

I have a bucket list. It isn’t like most: I’ve already gone many places, seen wondrous things, met amazing people, found my true love, raised a family with her, owned a motorcycle, rode it through the Rockies, held multiple occupations (factories, nursing, military, game design, education), presidented the WI Fellowship more »

Adventures in Brain Meds

About a decade ago, I went through a year of testing to figure out why I was perpetually dizzy and fuzzy-headed. I hear what you’re thinking. But no, it’s not Meniere’s disease. No vertigo and nausea, just unbalanced and sort of “cloudy” all the time. Turns out there were two more »