I entered a contest a few months back. I picked through my essays from last year, chose the best ones, pressed the upload button and promptly forgot about it. I didn’t have any expectations. I’ve entered a number of contests, mostly with no results, and this was a national one, with people submitting from all… Continue reading Winner Winner Chicken Dinner!
Written yesterday and slept on. I decided it's still what I'm thinking. -- I am not quite home, but it won't be long. I am sitting in a Starbucks with white noise in my earbuds, gathering my thoughts after a very intense three days. I stopped in Columbus to have brunch with a couple of… Continue reading What’s Next?
Hello, friends. You probably noticed that the blog looks a little different. I'm pretty excited about the changes. The first big shift is that I've added a way for all of you to subscribe to my email list, and I would love for every one of you to sign up. If you don't need to… Continue reading A Little Help from My Friends
I lost my mind in early December and signed up for a writing conference. It's coming up in April, and there was an associated contest. I decided to enter, but I thought I wasn't going to make it. The essay was due on January 3, and we all know how I feel about December. It… Continue reading Eagle-Eyed