Story Time Sunday on Monday: August 11th, 2014 — how poetry world got nicer

Once upon a time there was a little girl who read the Cat in the Hat book and thought to herself  "poetry rhymes and is funny and can tell a story with great pictures, and I shall make a poem that rhymes and is perhaps a little bit funny, but mostly the sounds at the … Continue reading Story Time Sunday on Monday: August 11th, 2014 — how poetry world got nicer

Story Time Sunday, July 20th, 2014 — a silly story of some queens — appropriate for any age group

This story started with this quiz: Which famous king or queen are you? (Take the quiz and make up your own story and share it in the comments.) Once upon a time there were 7 Catherine the Greats. No, 8. "Let’s free the serfs," said a Catherine. "Let’s review the troops," said another. "Before we … Continue reading Story Time Sunday, July 20th, 2014 — a silly story of some queens — appropriate for any age group

Story Time Sunday on Monday — July 14th 2014 — a tiny tale with one slightly risqué item 2/3rds of the way through

Today I met a lady in my online women's support group who is a sword swallower. She is also a dermatologist, a juggler, a mother of 2 and an award winning pastry chef. Also a novelist. Do people like that make you feel insecure? Me too. But I’ve learned to do what my mom always … Continue reading Story Time Sunday on Monday — July 14th 2014 — a tiny tale with one slightly risqué item 2/3rds of the way through

story time sunday, june 15, 2014 — speaking of fathers of invention…

dear friends -- a little flash fiction for you while you're waiting for your dad, taking care of your or someone else's dad, are busy being a dad, used to be a dad, are currently dadless, or whatever your relation to dadness as a category is: once upon a time there was a guy with … Continue reading story time sunday, june 15, 2014 — speaking of fathers of invention…

story time sunday, june 8th 2014: two girls and (possibly) god

Once upon a time there was a girl who believed in god. Not her mother’s god and for sure not her father’s god who was a grim strict guy who insisted that you walk to church instead of bike or drive or god forbid (haha) stay home, and she stopped going to that god place, … Continue reading story time sunday, june 8th 2014: two girls and (possibly) god

Story Time Sunday, May 18th, 2014 — a diversion for mature audiences and an interview

Dear Friends -- I recently spoke with Kristy Lin Billuni who runs a fantastic website called Sexy Grammar. There you can find tips on writing as well as workshops and private consults that connect the sensual, the sexual, and sometimes the downright dirty with the process of creating beautiful writing. The fact is: writing and … Continue reading Story Time Sunday, May 18th, 2014 — a diversion for mature audiences and an interview

Story Time Sunday, May 4th, 2014 — “Did you ever ask yourself?” — A ridiculous tiny tale for all ages

Did you ever ask yourself who makes that hot water on demand from the little faucet with the red dot on it that you paid a lot of extra $$ for because you told Dmitri and Demetrius and Demy and Debi that you had to have it, because you didn’t have time to boil water … Continue reading Story Time Sunday, May 4th, 2014 — “Did you ever ask yourself?” — A ridiculous tiny tale for all ages