I adore the internet but I’m not a phone person – essay in Live Encounters Poetry & Writing

Originally posted on Nail Your Novel:
A few weeks ago, Mark Ulyseas asked me to contribute to his poetry and writing magazine, Live Encounters (Mark has an adventurous history as a ghostwriter, advertising copywriter, newspaper columnist, photographer, traveller, author and he wears a great hat). To begin with, I didn’t have a clue what I’d…

Cry Out

Originally posted on The PBS Blog:
Photo by Anthony Tran on Unsplash How does it make you feel to see someone mistreating themselves to hear them poison their mouth with self-hate language or disrespect their soul with insecurities does not your intestines cringe do they not wrap themselves around the wrongness there the diseased spirit…