Creative Camaraderie

After a two month absence, the fourth member of the Creative Writers Workshop returned, completing the community.  This reunion, a special occasion, had sentiment, tradition and joy. After checking in on creative issues, writing was reviewed.  One shared a piece developed over the last meetings, fiction prepared to satisfy an invitation for a journal launching…
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Make Movie Magic

“So, what’s your favorite movie?” he asked. “Oh, I would say—“ “Yeah, well,” he interrupted.  “That’s kinda impossible, huh?” “Nope, it’s easy — 1976’s ‘Network.’” Honestly, there are many magical movies I love, but this black comedy struck gold as it satirized a flailing network’s entertainment division taking over news programming.  The movie features great…
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Writer’s Story & Affirmation: Vulnerability

Full Exposure Suddenly, the blistering summer gifted a surprise August afternoon with uncharacteristically low humidity and temps in the 80s.  I couldn’t wait to take an afternoon walk.  Immediately upon exiting my car at the park, I did something I rarely do outdoors when swimming isn’t involved:  I stripped off my shirt.  The air felt…
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