Here's a story game called "Without Borders" I wrote and coded a couple years ago about a doctor who becomes an astronaut rather unwillingly. "Story game" means that it is a choose-your-own-adventure style story where you play as a character and have choices and different possible endings. There's a link at the end of the … Continue reading Story Game – “Without Borders”
Proud to announce I am now a member of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America.
Writer Rich Schepis interviewed me about my Strange New Worlds story for a Women at Warp article.
Update on my Anam Cara retreat competition entry.
I created a memory jar for the year and have been adding moments that make life worth living.
"Are you dreaming in their language?" A line from the recent science fiction film Arrival, starring Amy Adams and Jeremy Renner who play a linguist and a mathematician tasked with communicating with alien visitors. The two discuss how dreaming in a language denotes that a special line of language acquisition has been crossed--the subconscious is now expressing itself … Continue reading Scripting a Dream: Authorship as Language
A brief view into the poetry writing process of my student writing group, how to deal with themes that do not fit your mood, and the resulting poem I wrote.
A meaningful gift becomes a symbol of what it means to work together as authors. As always, my students inspire me more than I could ever imagine.
I love writing competitions. I don't always love the genres I get assigned. But I'm learning to appreciate what they can teach me.
This morning, I'm standing on the shore of Lake Superior, eyes watering in the cold wind driving off the water. It's minutes before dawn, and my two friends and I shiver in our hooded sweatshirts, wishing we had brought gloves, but transfixed by the beauty before us. The eastern horizon glows warm gold behind a … Continue reading “You’re an author–do something!”