The Masterful Brilliance of a Musical Backdrop

“We helped each other become better people.” So says the character of Ryder, on GLEE in one of the final episodes of the show this season. He was stating this fact as the… Continue reading

Maybe…

“Where is he?” he asked. “He’s out back,” she said. They exited through the deck doors to the backyard. “I thought you said he was here?” he asked annoyed. “He was. Honey? Honey… Continue reading

BFF

I waited and wanted you didn’t appear But came in an email Too brief to be dear. I longed to be chosen The one you would call, But chit chats and updates Were… Continue reading

Novel Update 6: Fiction sample

Cooper stood in the elevator nervously shifting his weight from one foot to the other. At the Fifth floor, he walked out and carefully pulled the collar up on his leather jacket as… Continue reading

Hope…it’s still out there

This morning, at the breakfast table, I looked out and not only saw a small bird (not sure if it was a Robin or chickadee. I’m no birdie.) dancing about the dirty snow.… Continue reading

St. Patrick’s Day: A personal Touchstone

Happy St. Patrick’s Day to One and All! I love this festive time as every Shamrock makes me smile. It’s not that I race off to the local pub for a pint and… Continue reading

Cosmopolis…

“Many people view the idea of everyone being different to be a disadvantage or source of conflict; I, as do many Torontonians, feel that it is precisely this characteristic that unites us and… Continue reading

What Writers Want

Originally posted on suehealy:
On Tuesday, March 4th, I was asked to give a provocation at Writers’ Centre Norwich (monthly salon) re what writers want. I thought it might be of use to…

An Appeal to Winter

Winter bleary chilly cold Lessen please the grip you hold Let the hope that we are told Come true with the sun. Luscious green we long to see Peeking through the Maple Tree… Continue reading

Dear John Green…

“I spend a lot of time thinking about people and what motivates them and why they care about the stuff they care about and fear the stuff they fear…And I try to watch… Continue reading