The Receptionist Is A Bitch

The Receptionist Is A Bitch: In Which I Am White

I had this idea a few years ago after I left healthcare to write a book about my experience working as a receptionist and office manager. Over the course of the almost four years I languished in healthcare, I completely transformed as a person from someone who genuinely loved her fellow human, believed there was… Continue reading The Receptionist Is A Bitch: In Which I Am White

Writing

Preparing for Camp NaNoWriMo

Camp NaNoWriMo will be upon us in four short days. Dear Reader, I am psyched! Here's how I'm getting ready. Packed My Tent - Since moving, we've turned one of our two bedrooms into an office. I've got my desk in the back of the room, looking out onto it (so no demons or ghosts… Continue reading Preparing for Camp NaNoWriMo

Vacancy

Vacancy – 1.12 – A Different Path

Vacancy is an ongoing web serial. Find out more about it and start reading here. You can also listen to this episode here. “The bank,” Conrad pointed to the most average-looking building on Centaurea Street in Bexley. Squat and with a white brick facade, it stood atop a foundation taller than those around it, four… Continue reading Vacancy – 1.12 – A Different Path

Writing

Here We Go Again: Camp NaNo

Remember NaNo? Well, apparently they do a spring edition (and I think a summer one too), and I guess I'm on board! I consider last year a success even though I didn't win. I completed 31,882 words over the course of the 30 days that was November 2017, and it felt pretty damn good, especially… Continue reading Here We Go Again: Camp NaNo

Writing

This OnE WeIrD TrIcK Got My Motivation Back

Ew. I am SO SORRY about that title. That's awful. But it's true, there is one kinda odd thing I started doing maybe a week and a half ago that got me motivated to write more, and I'm going to share that with you now. But seriously, sorry. So I have been on a slow… Continue reading This OnE WeIrD TrIcK Got My Motivation Back

Vacancy

Vacancy – 1.11 – An Inconvenient Number

Vacancy is an ongoing web serial. Find out more about it and start reading here. You can also listen to this episode here. The sound of the motorcycle impeded any conversation, but it was just as well since Lorelei would have had no idea what to say with her arms wrapped around Conrad’s waist as… Continue reading Vacancy – 1.11 – An Inconvenient Number

Vacancy

Vacancy – 1.10 – Cross The Veil

Vacancy is an ongoing web serial. Find out more about it and start reading here. You can also listen to this episode by clicking here! Lorelei realized she had not yet been in the basement of Moonlit Shores Manor, and traversing that barrier down a creaking staircase at three in the morning didn’t seem like… Continue reading Vacancy – 1.10 – Cross The Veil

Me

A Nice Story About Death

I used to work for a company that did maintenance work on properties that were foreclosed upon and had become bank-owned. Our company contracted with vendors who would do lawn work and maintain the interior of these non-lived-in homes all over the country. Among other things, we also did clean outs of homes that the… Continue reading A Nice Story About Death

Me

Get Me Outta Funky Town

Funk is such a fun word, but put depressive before it and everything gets all fucky. Trying to get out of a depressive funk is rough. I'm not suggesting that I'm experiencing a real bout of depression that requires any sort of diagnosis or medication or therapy, but I'm definitely in the dumps. Motivation is hard… Continue reading Get Me Outta Funky Town

I Just Don't Fucking Understand, Me, Rant

Things I Just Don’t Fucking Understand: Mom’s Memes

My mom has a folder of memes saved on her computer. If you noticed my absence the last week or two and happened to see my last post, Eulogy, you can probably put two together and figure out my grandma passed away recently. I traveled to New Hampshire for her funeral and to visit with… Continue reading Things I Just Don’t Fucking Understand: Mom’s Memes