Everyday I wake up day with the hope that today will day that make another concrete step towards writing for a living. And somedays, I make that step. Other days, I fall into bed only having day dreamed about the stories I wanted to tell. Writing for a living or writing for my main paycheck … Continue reading Writing for a Living
This morning brought the news that Anne Rice, the great dame of American Horror Writing, past away. Her son broke the news. Her first book and most famous book "Interview with a Vampire" in 1976 when she was 35. I am ten years older than she was when she published her first book. A book … Continue reading All Hail the Queen
New blogs and adventures are beginning after all, what is the fun in making the rational. Poe didn't reach greatness until he had experienced long periods of horrible sanity.
This is my Papa. I met my Papa when I was thirteen years old. I was already taller than him. And he still had some color in his hair. Since then we have both grown quite a crop of steely gray hair. According to legend, he fell in love with Momma over homemade spaghetti. She … Continue reading The Writer and Her Papa
How you begin this year should not indicate how the rest of it is going to go. A few bad days doesn't mean that the whole year is going to suck. Please remember that as you move through these first couple of weeks of 2016. It is a new year, but the only magical thing … Continue reading A New Year’s Message
Sometimes I write bad poetry and sometimes I write stories that don't make sense. Sometimes I just write and write for hours in my head. Lately, I have been working really hard to set a schedule up for myself and it hasn't been working really well. I did good up until last Thursday and then I … Continue reading Sometimes I….
The sun in April is already blazing, burning your tender alabaster skin to the color of freshly steamed lobster. Hustler or vagabond, it doesn't matter. Your need grabs my attention before you speak. You stumble over words in a quest for assistance. Just three dollars, an odd sum and one likely to garner you a … Continue reading Generosity (April Page 10 )
It wasn't a torrid or trashy scene. It was really beautiful and tender with ambient light and two lovers laying next to each other. Their bodies blending together as if they were created for one other despite the decade difference between them. The look on their faces wasn't sinful or awkward, but peaceful and content. … Continue reading Placed (April Page 9)
My whole house seems so much brighter than it did a couple of hours ago. This week my normal manic Monday has been replaced by a gentle and well deserved break. I woke up with a book besides me and went out onto the porch to read and drink my morning tea. It was the … Continue reading Moving Manic Mondays
No power left to protest only tears to weep just trying to stick to the plan the dream the lie told to all children come to bittersweet fruition otherwise known as adulthood If you’d like more information on Lucinda's work subscribe to this blog, follow her on Twitter or like her page on Facebook. Her new … Continue reading Contra