Open Sky Stories

friends. I am so excited to finally share a project that I’ve been working on for about a year. I’m launching my business, Open Sky Stories in January. As you know, I love writing. I write every single day. Writing has carried me through the darkest of times and has been a companion on many…

Pause. Breathe. Play.

For the past 11 months, two things have been occurring simultaneously for me: I have been experiencing chronic (non-life threatening) health issues and I have been building a business. Mostly, they are completely unrelated. But also, they are deeply intertwined. I’m not really a patient person. I want instant gratification. I like action. I hate…

Connecting the dots…

Let’s balance our thoughts and put them down on paper mixed up, messed up art. ~e •••••••••••••connect••••••••••••• The crows. They greet me in the woods outside my cabin door. They call to me in constant chorus throughout the evening and into the first break of day. They grieve. Their loss hangs in the air. “Listen…

THIS is why it’s important – Speak your truth.

I’ve discovered, the hard way (as most important lessons are learned), that developing a thick skin is critical to writing. “To write is to bleed words onto the page – to be entirely vulnerable – the surest way to criticism and the clearest path to metamorphic transformation.” -AmyJalapeño.com So why do it?  Why I share…