Preparing for the Darkest Night

Revisiting Event: Book Reading & Signing (RSVP on facebook link!) 995 Palm St. San Luis Obispo, CA Wed. Dec. 20, 330-5 PM let go of the surface, dive into the dark relinquish hecticity for the calm, chewy center drop down into the earth' rhythms, your rhythms...

Why Writers Write…and All the Rest

(We have two events coming up, at OHS in Portland, and Vintage Books in Vancouver, WA! See details below) The book is released! And my spirit feels like it has been released as well. As I drove home after the launch party for The Grasping Root, I felt valued. All...

What to do when you lose the magic

Warning: No easy solutions appended. I’ve been feeling the loss of magic in several areas where I usually excel at conjuring: walking, cooking, writing. I usually love getting lost in a character’s journey. I feel satisfied with myself when I walk a few...

The Eclipse, The Tower, and Ploughing On

Today is the day of the Solar Eclipse, the only total eclipse I know of until my generation is expected to die. The week preceding the eclipse has been a challenging one personally, with health issues in my family and the end of a potential relationship before it got...