It’s finished! The anatomy of a novel, from start to THE END.

Last night, I wrote out two words I'd been striving to reach since I started the journey of "Forever Thirteen" a little more than three months ago. To make the moment even more ceremonious, I had ditched the computer and scribbled the last 5,743 words into a spiral notebook, feeling every single word as it … Continue reading It’s finished! The anatomy of a novel, from start to THE END.

Stained glass windows and the smell of burning incense

I visualized the tall ceilings of the church, picturing the dark wood support beams that were in contrast with the white of the walls. I could see the sunlight streaming through the colorful glass windows that showed the scenes leading up to the crucifixion and resurrection of Christ. In my mind the communion was all … Continue reading Stained glass windows and the smell of burning incense