On My Mind · The Creative Process

Life & NaNoWriMo don’t play well together

Okay. It is very easy to say that in order to really call yourself a writer you need to write everyday. I have heard it a few times. Clearly those people are either nuts or have no life. Embarking on NaNoWriMo is a commitment to get into the habit of writing everyday (at least 1667… Continue reading Life & NaNoWriMo don’t play well together

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Turtleberry the Foodie

Adding to my resume… foodie and food truck competition judge. I was given the pleasure of being one of the judges at the Taste of 3 Cities Food Truck Competition in Baltimore yesterday. I never really considered myself a foodie, more of a skinny girl with an inner fat girl trapped inside. However, I was… Continue reading Turtleberry the Foodie

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What if it were on your front porch?

I woke up, 3 am, thinking about the grandmothers who can’t go get their medication because the drug store was burned down. I scratched my head and tried to think about where the next closest drug store was. I wondered if the mall was going to open later today. People talk about access to fresh… Continue reading What if it were on your front porch?

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Knowing your mistakes: The gift and the curse

I woke up from a dream that I was both hoping not to finish and anxious to see what happened at the end. I dream in epic fashion. It is not uncommon for my dreams to go from romantic comedy to gangster movie to Marvel comic action movie to musical to WTF in a matter… Continue reading Knowing your mistakes: The gift and the curse