Words from the River

“May what I do flow from me like a river, no forcing and no holding back, the way it is with children.”

Rainer Maria Rilke
  • The Importance of the Right Beta-Reader

    March 27, 2020 by

    Getting the feedback you need I knew what beta testing was, but I never knew there was such a thing as “beta readers” until I really dove into the writing world online. Editors I got, proof-readers made sense. But I didn’t know there was this whole other animal that would read your book and provide… Read more

  • Enjoying the Madness

    March 10, 2020 by

    Figuring out what to do and how to do it after THE MANUSCRIPT is finished feels a little like rolling dice. But not just any dice. I mean multiply-sided dice reminiscent of the dice my kids use to play dungeons and dragons. One of those suckers has twenty sides! I mean, I think my crime… Read more

  • My Latest Book Is Available Now!

    February 20, 2020 by

    I am excited to announce that my latest book, a book of poetry, lyrics, and photography, is now available on Amazon! The theme of this book is renewal and restoration, moving on from the past to a bright future. Spring is a month away, and just as nature renews itself each year, we can be… Read more

  • Episode 11: A MuddyUm Associated Press Special Report

    December 19, 2019 by

    This week, we have a special episode of the Words from the River podcast, featuring an array of writers for the MuddyUm publication on medium.com. You can find the publication HERE. Each of the writers who have contributed to this podcast write a variety of great work across Medium, from humor, to fiction, to poetry… Read more

  • Episode 10: Christina Ward

    December 12, 2019 by

    Click to listen on Spotify, Google Podcasts, PocketCasts, Anchor and RadioPublic Her writing, rich with imagery, nature themes, and raw analysis of human nature, has been published in the Cameo, the Arrowhead, Wolff Poetry Literary Magazine, Vita Brevis Press, on her WordPress blog: Fiddleheads & Floss, as well as in various publications on Medium. Awards… Read more

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