Jayne Martin

“Above all, be the heroine of your life, not the victim.” —Nora Ephron

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...
Wine, Women, and Words Podcast

Wine, Women, and Words Podcast

The Wine, Women and Words podcast is live now. It was a total blast and the fun we had doing it really comes through. As they put it on their website: Settle in for a mini writer’s workshop on flash fiction with author Jayne Martin as we discuss her newest...