Maya Angelou Quotes that Spark Memories

Maya Angelou Quotes Words That Spark Memories Maya Angelou’s quotes often bring a flash of a personal memory that epitomizes that quote for me. It’s like I own the quote. This is usually followed by a quoted post-it up on the bathroom mirror or on my...

Living Easily with Writing Intentions

Our Eastside Writing Room Writers The Eastside Writing Room. We’ve been meeting for 11 years, the last three via Zoom. We meet each Tuesday to state our writing intentions for that day. It’s an individual commitment in a group setting. Sounds pretty...

Honoring Maya Angelou 1928-2014

Maya Angelou May 28 is the 10th anniversary of the death of Maya Angelou. It is also 55 years since the publication of her first memoir, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (1969). Both the date and year are intricately connected in my life. 1969 In 1969 I graduated with...

What is Love?

PROCESS WRITING – ABOUT LOVE Writing a story is often a long process for me with red pencil slashes, rewrites, and revisions before arriving at a polished product. What goes on behind the scenes? Sifting ideas. Where’s the focus? Does this align with the...