Truth in Fantasy

“Fantasy is hardly an escape from reality. It's a way of understanding it.” ― Lloyd Alexander Sometimes our brains get stuck. We look at a problem and see only one solution, refusing to alter the course of our focus. When we try to think outside the box, to drum up new routes of approach, our minds... Continue Reading →

Grief

“So it’s true, when all is said and done, grief is the price we pay for love.”                       ― E.A. Bucchianeri, Brushstrokes of a Gadfly, As a storyteller, I have the honor of creating. I get to dream of new worlds, over all of which I am in... Continue Reading →

What Is Your Purpose?

  “The purpose of a storyteller is not to tell you how to think, but to give you questions to think upon.”   ―Brandon Sanderson, The Way of Kings Why are you writing a book? The never ending question. Why do you do what you do? What is your purpose? This question has plagued me my... Continue Reading →

A Book Problem

  "Rachel, honey, if you begin to love books more than people, they have become a problem." -Mom I have a book problem. But books are just so much easier than people! They embrace you, captivate you, and comfort you; leaving you brimming with insight and inspiration. People on the other hand, are messy. Not... Continue Reading →

Welcome!

"Every secret of a writer's soul, every experience of his life, every quality of his mind is written large in his works."  -Virginia Woolf I put my soul in my writing. I can't help it. The mind is a terrifying place, complicated and convoluted, a mess of jumbled thoughts vying for attention. Have you ever... Continue Reading →

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