Flash Fiction Mind

Flash Fiction Mind

I have a flash fiction mind – The link between writing flash and writing movies. Roz Morris and I had a lively conversation about flash fiction, screenplays, and all things writing. We talked about the link between writing movies and flash fiction: My flash...
The Power of No

The Power of No

We’ve all done it. Said “Yes” to something we did not want. Women probably more so than men. From childhood, we are programmed to please, whereas little boys are programmed to stand up for themselves. This was certainly true for my generation and, while I know that...
The Power of Choice

The Power of Choice

I woke up in a fog this morning. Not the usual where my brain needs a leaf blower to clear out the residue from the night before, but an actual pea-soup fog such that the world below my little hilltop bungalow had completely vanished from sight. Many years ago, the...
As the Crow Flies

As the Crow Flies

Saying Goodbye to a Beloved Pet The crow alights on my balcony, perching on the railing, peering inside one window, then hopping around to another, before flying off only to return the next day and the next for a week. It is written that at death, crows are escorts of...
Concentration in Times of Stress

Concentration in Times of Stress

I have the attention span of a gnat these days. Although, knowing nothing about gnats other than their persistence at annoyance, maybe that’s not a good example. I would look for other examples, but I can’t concentrate long enough.  I was thrilled to finally have time...

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