Rainbow

I waited a billion hours and it was finally time. I pulled with all my strength, Grandpa cheering me on. I knew I had it. This was finally my moment. But the stupid fish was fighting back. "I can't do it! It's too strong!" I yelled. "Dig, boy! It's almost here!" Grandpa yelled back. I was only seconds away from finally getting my first real pet. My stuffed animals weren't going to cut it anymore. I was big enough for a real pet. ...Read more for the whole story!

Peaches

Phew, it's been a while. Last year, I started my own company, Robin Writers LLC, where I teach about content writing and marketing! It's been a whirlwind, but that doesn't mean I've given up on my novels or fiction writing. No, no. I actually published a blog post this week on the importance of writing... Continue Reading →

Snow Man, Part 3 (3/5)

And we're back with part three! I hope you have enjoyed parts one and two so far, and if you haven't read or listened to them, check them out here first and then promise me you'll come right back. Promise? Okay: Snow Man, Part 1 Snow Man, Part 2 And if you would rather listen... Continue Reading →

Handheld Teacher

    No degree No lessons Exams Sharpened pencils, But books do sit among the best  Teachers   Lee hands each character a torch. We follow their lead Charging against the plot page by page Slashing through tall, weeded tension Overgrown gender norms Rotted racism speckled among the ink Mastering Maycomb mysteries. They lead.  ... Continue Reading →

The Details

Welcome! Below is a short piece I wrote for you. If you don't prefer to read, listen along instead: Photos of wedding flowers littered the table for the past hour. Across the table, the florist held stems of roses and carnations and ferns. My future mother-in-law sat on my right and my mother sat on... Continue Reading →

Wine to Words

Edited by my friend, Allison Minnick, I have a Christmas short I wrote to share with you all this year. Enjoy and happy holidays!   She sat on the ground of her garage doused in wine and stared at the shards of glass sprinkled around her. The aromas of oaky merlot and sweet pinot grigio... Continue Reading →

Your 100-Word Challenge Awaits

A challenge I have always faced in writing is trying to be less wordy. Whether it was academic or creative writing, I always wrote too many words, and sometimes still do. This was a major focus for me during grad school: say more by writing less. Listen to the full discussion here: Some tips for... Continue Reading →

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