• Medium,  Writing

    The Art of the Flashback

    Flashbacks in your story can be useless, or they can be an incredible way to add characterization or further your plot. The choice is up to you. Do you know something that bothers me when I am reading a novel?…

  • Medium,  Poetry

    Self Saboteur

    A poem. A clackety-clack inthe gut might be butterfliesor indigestion. Wings of mothsflutteringabout open flames, courting the endof rerun tv dinner neon nightsand cold dark beds… Those wingsflutter too close to death,too close to vital organs. The heart is a…

  • Medium,  Poetry

    On a Bleak, Snowy Day in April

    A poem. I stopped to wonderat the hazy greythat had consumed the day. That had consumed me. Maybe the flakeswere meant to cleansethe earth in preparationfor spring. Perhaps they were meantto cleanse me. But this grotty year has done enough detergingof its own…

  • Life,  Medium

    Stressed at Work? Here are 4 Ways to Help

    Sometimes it seems like there’s not much you can do when stress is coming from external factors, but there’s always something you can control. For a long time, I wasn’t the best at handling stress. I don’t think you could…

  • Medium,  Uncategorized

    A Curated Look at April*

    My curation ratio was down, but my output was up. Medium has been one big science experiment to me lately. I’m trying to look at my articles like a chemist would look at a formula to determine what’s working, and…