q.w.u. no. 2

Welcome to my second Quick Writing Update! These updates are meant mainly to hold me accountable to my own work, but also to keep you posted on my progress and my writing process as I work on my novel and whatever other work comes up. These last few months have been hectic to say the …

making moves.

Hello. It's been a while, but I'm back. I'll try to keep this short-ish because there's so much that's happened in the past few months that has taken my time and energy away; writing something long and drawn-out will only deplete that energy further. Plus, this space is meant for reflections on writing--not long-winded apologies …

mountain.

we, her children, understand so little. though the lines on her face may change with every silver shift of moonlight, though the edges of her body may soften with each passing winter, and sharpen with each treacherous carving of spring, though her vision may cut clear across the miles, the howl of a wolf to …

homeland.

Let me tell you the story of the home I found in fields of green grass across the sea. My father and two sisters led the way down the path toward our ancestral castle, toward town, toward an endless sky. Around us, the only herd of red deer left in Ireland grazed on the land …