It’s getting on Halloween time and this crazy story is just the way to get ready. Strained tones vibrated through… Read more Summoned Notes (Short Story)
I’m obsessed with even numbers and a bit too competitive when it comes to outdoing myself. So after having my… Read more #4
False labor, Braxton Hicks, prodromal labor, prolonged labor: these are all the most annoying terms an expectant mother can hear.… Read more Brandon Hickles!
https://litreactor.com/columns/happy-birthday-to-ichard-smyth-the-most-underrated-indie-author “Indie authors take more risks. They have a rockier time in the industry, but their work often reflects a… Read more Happy Birthday to Richard Smyth! (Indie Author Literary Birthday)
Those who actually care will be recounting where they were on 9-11. (I was in drama class my senior year… Read more It’s that time of year again
2 years ago I was sitting at a stoplight when a garbage truck driver slammed into my Yaris. It was… Read more Lunch Break
There’s always time for imagination. There’s something special about making something fun. Painting pictures, writing silly songs, telling tales by… Read more Fairy Houses!
I’m always excited to cross paths with up and coming authors and fate led me to get an advanced copy… Read more “The Circus of Stolen Dreams” by Lorelei Savaryn (Book Review)
I always wanted to write a futuristic pirate story with a female captain who runs a crew on a stolen… Read more Kiss the Ghosts (Short Story)
I know what I want and I don’t settle for less. Sometimes this gets me into trouble. People don’t always… Read more 25 Pound Bag of Flour!
Go ahead and judge my book by its cover. Tell me what you think it means. I’ve been working in… Read more COVER REVEAL TIME!!!
I stumbled to the porch swing cradling a bottle of pinot noir. The wind blew a salty kiss on my… Read more Drowning by Marie McCloskey — Me First Magazine
Pregnancy is weird. I’m convinced that women’s bodies are made of elastic. We can grow and bend and push a… Read more Waiting to Pop
The St. Louis zoo is a landmark in the Midwest. It’s one of the top zoos in the country and… Read more “Post-COVID environment”
How many readers actually buy books because they found them on Twitter? I’m about to find out. When I first… Read more Yes, I committed Twittercide
I’m as big as the moon right now. For about 2 months now people have been asking, “When are you… Read more There She Falls
While the democrats and republicans hold our votes hostage for political gain I’m sitting here doing the math. Anyone hoping… Read more Who’s REALLY Hurting?
Brennan scratched her short black hair. She paced the living room, cell phone in hand. Not even her fat orange… Read more The Nelson Effect
Damn. I am conflicted here. The United States Postal Service is a staple of American life. It has been around… Read more The Post Office Train Wreck
Every so often I get a wave of people online or at events who ask me to explain my belief… Read more Five Reasons why my Pagan Family is Like Yours
It’s never enough. It’s not enough to just write what you know or to read other works. It’s not enough… Read more Worth Waiting For
Mondays are my day to chime in on the annoying headlines or nonsense in the world. I consider myself a… Read more The most politically controversial post EVER!!! (JK, or am I???)
https://mothersalwayswrite.com/leading-through-kindness/?fbclid=IwAR2-qMNdnHCALu4geXfBs393vuYwqZ4fJNHchGhY_Tp35Nyy_wOTX_imTYU There are some experiences that stay with us no matter how short or small. Last summer I took my… Read more Leading Through Kindness (article)
Some animals are just indestructible. Thank the Gods for that! When I worked as a veterinary assistant we lost dogs… Read more SuperDog
I feel like I was hit by a bus. This is a serious 4th of July hangover, I know it.… Read more The way “things are”
A lot of you may be missing baseball. Some of you are annoyingly parroting phrases like “the new normal” and… Read more Simple Game