The idea is to write it so that people hear it and it slides through the brain and goes straight to the heart. - Maya Angelou
A love affair is the only way I can describe it.
Who I Am

When I tell people “I’m having a love affair” there is a general intake of breath, and bodies lean in to get the full story. When I reveal the love affair is with words, and it has been going on for years, there is a collective sigh—part relief, and part disappointment in not having a juicy tidbit in response to the question of “What’s new?”

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What I Do

I am a writer of memoir, personal essays, and observations about life. I have learned to carve out time for this passion, to take a time and place to nest with my words, and hatch a sentence, a phrase, a story, a book that will move someone to do the same. I am passionate about sharing and assisting others who have a story to tell.

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My Vision

To be a voice for writers and seekers for those who believe in the power of words, for those who are beginning the journey from sleepwalking through life to the fully alive experience of being open to all the senses, all the emotions, using words and images to capture the curves, side trips, roadblocks, descents and ascents along the way.

Bottom line as a writer: “Edu-entertainent” for the reader or listener with my essays, stories, and books.

Bottom line as an editor: Travel with a writer to get from Point A to Point B without pain, procrastination, or pouting. Build content, confidence, and competence.

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