Wicket Lake

When A Story Writes Itself

So there we were... I had worked since six o'clock the previous morning before making the ten hour drive to spend Thanksgiving at my future mother-in-law's house. After a late (or early, rather) arrival and an even later bedtime, my alarm woke me at half-past five to enjoy Thanksgiving morning with my fiance and his… Continue reading When A Story Writes Itself


A Thankful Heart

A little more than a week ago, a young woman from our community passed away. She had been battling cancer for some time. She and her husband were active members of the local faith community, and poured themselves into others and into serving and into doing those little things that matter. Her life has impacted… Continue reading A Thankful Heart

Wicket Lake

Wicket Snippet: The Memories of the Stars

A fog rose heavy over the autumn morning, breaking only a sliver for the first light of the still-hidden sun. Each blade of meadow grass had been frozen in its place with an early frost which now glistened as it melted and slid down to water the fields of New Praet. Two statues had been… Continue reading Wicket Snippet: The Memories of the Stars


Where Ideas Are Born

A reader asked me recently where I get ideas for my stories and poetry. This is an important question, especially for young and hopeful authors. I remember a time not-so-long-ago when I wondered the same thing. It’s not a mystery. We treat it as one, but it’s not a mystery. Somehow we fall into the… Continue reading Where Ideas Are Born

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Day 31 – 2018 AWAC

The 2018 August Write Away Challenge If you're just joining us, please feel free to go back and read the previous content so you're up to speed! Otherwise, scroll down for today's prompt. Don't forget! Today is the final day of our first ever AWAC! Contact me to let me know that you've written every… Continue reading Day 31 – 2018 AWAC