Monthly Archives: February 2012

Trophy cars and parking lot writers

Since this is my first ever blog post, I want to make it relevant, timely, serious and, who am I kidding? I just wanna write about what really trips my trigger. Since I recently paid a record $25 just to … Continue reading

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Depression

  I sit and stare at four bare walls I walk along the bare tiled halls My feet are bare, my mind is blank I feel as though I walk the plank I do not speak, my words are mine … Continue reading

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Sweet William

    Storytellers run in my family. My paternal grandfather was the best at amusing any audience he could find with his tales of hunting moose and caribou in the wilds of Alaska. Grandpa Dufour was a large man. We … Continue reading

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The Cheese Stand Alone

Dec. 23, 2012 I just don’t know what to make of this. Since most folks still don’t have a working car, seven of us crammed into Fiona’s ‘88 Town and Country station wagon. There must have been something affecting everyone’s … Continue reading

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Writing about life and why we should

Let me start off by saying that I am a research nut.  I love to find out why, where, who, how, when about everything.  So when I was stricken again with a much more severe bout of illness, I started to … Continue reading

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Writing Rant : The Importance of Writing an Outline

How important is a story outline? It all depends on who you ask. Personally, I think a story outline is very important. It’s something I definitely need in order to write. It’s like a road map to me. I have … Continue reading

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I Can’t Add Anything to This

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The Sickness

Yesterday I was sick.  A strange sort of vague sickness, nothing that you could put a name to or easily identify.    It was as if my Body had gotten angry and was completely rejecting me.  Like it was threatening … Continue reading

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Rejection Letters and Why I Hate Them! (It’s Not What You Think)

Okay here’s my first post here at “First Human Writes” and it’s about rejection letters. Not the fact that I receive them for my writing submissions to agents and publishers, I expect that. The problem I have is the way … Continue reading

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Supporting Indie Authors, Part 1

So, it turns out that giving myself a little break from my 3-days-a-week blog schedule at The Chipper Muse has revitalized my creativity and passion. I just flashed on a great topic for a blog series on ways to help … Continue reading

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