Category Archives: Writing life

My thoughts on Harry Potter and The Cursed Child

As anybody who loves both the Harry Potter novels and movies, I too was excited to get the latest entry of the Potter series (a gift for my birthday so it was even more special). I still wanted to meet … Continue reading

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Is it ethical to use real people in fiction?

This past week I’ve been reading about Real People Fiction. Until after I had a chance to read Allison Amend’s Enchanted Islands, I was blissfully ignorant that a category such as Real People Fiction existed. I have read fictionalized accounts … Continue reading

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Where did my free time go?

Really, where did my free time go? I asked myself the other day when I realized that I would not have time to squeeze a 30-minute workout after I was done with writing but before getting dinner ready. I used … Continue reading

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The Daily Prompt: Longing for Gravity

I’m taking up today’s Daily Prompt challenge: Longing for Gravity You are on a mission to Mars. Because of the length of of the journey, you will never be able to return to Earth. What about our blue planet will … Continue reading

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A little sample

Happy New Year! I really enjoyed my holiday break. I feel recharged and ready to get back to my writing and my book. Speaking of books, here’s a little sample (from the still-in-the-works first draft) of what I hope one … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!

To all my family, friends, fellow bloggers and readers: MERRY CHRISTMAS!! HAPPY HOLIDAYS! All the best to you.

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I can still reach my toes

In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “Six of One, Half a Dozen of the Other.”   It’s true now and I hope it will remain true for years to come. The older I get and still do it, the … Continue reading

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Big Magic, creativity and me

Recently, I have the good fortune to read Elizabeth Gilbert’s upcoming book, Big Magic. I may not agree completely with all her views; but it still spoke to my heart. I thought her concept of ideas as free-floating energy life … Continue reading

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Random thoughts on a hot summer day

I confess that I haven’t been a frequent visitor to my own blog lately. I even had to pinch myself and said aloud that I haven’t dropped out of blogging. It’s that hot, muggy, summer days are not conducive to … Continue reading

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The Daily Prompt: Celebrate Good Times

In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “Celebrate Good Times.” You receive some, wonderful, improbable, hoped-for good news. How do you celebrate? I can’t help it. I felt like singing, but I won’t. Instead, I go outside, run my … Continue reading

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