I’m a New Contributor at The Mudroom!

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It is an honor to be a new, monthly contributor at The Mudroom along with women who challenge me to do better and with writers who I look up to. I want to send a special thanks

Fall 2017 Latinx Writing Retreat Reflections – Self-Care

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I wish you wholeness. I wish you life. I wish you the gift of daybreak where the sun kisses the horizon and never asks for anything in return. I wish you embers that burn tiny holes on your soul to let the light out.

Interview: Andi Cumbo-Floyd, Author of Love Letters to Writers

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I’m excited to have Andi Cumbo-Floyd at the cafe today! Andi and I met over social media and we are both members of The Redbud Writers Guild. Being on her launch team is an honor

Day 27: Finding Hope in Unmet Expectations – Overcome

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If I can overcome this hurdle of vulnerability in my writing, I can’t wait to see what God has in store.
How about you, friend? Where will you take advantage of an open window instead of a closed door?

31 Days of Writing Prompts for July 2017

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I put together a list of word prompts to get your cylinders firing for the month of July. Start a bullet journal, grab some index cards, or memorize some simple poetry lines. Whatever your brew of preference, stay faithful to the sip. Rock out your summer and challenge yourself to more than simple interpretation.

#FiveMinuteFriday: MIDDLE (a poem)

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//i navigate deep canyons, sharp. pen between knuckles, delicate peace wraps from wispy lashes to mighty Achilles heel – saved from a vulnerable fall. a layer of silken grace caresses, reminds, Be still – The

Ringing in the New Year – 2017 Soul Playa

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Last year I chose White Space as my 2016 phrase. It worked out most days. I had to keep reminding myself of the commitment I’d made to live a life of less mental traffic. This