For the weekly Discover Challenge Outer Layers Jeans and tshirt are the norm Add a hoodie to keep her warm Mostly blue but sometimes pink Pretty boring don’t you think? In summer longer skirts prevail Or maybe a dress she got on sale Sandles for her feet to wear So painted toes are always bare In her wardrobe treasures wait For a special day or that first date Designer pants and designer shoes That outfit will be hard to choose The piece she treasures and loves the best The one that sits above the rest The leather jacket she used to wear When she hadRead More →

This weeks Discover Challenge features a picture of Superman, the ultimate superhero. The challenge invites us to (among other things) write a superhero story or maybe invent a totally new superhero. For me, when I think superhero I think comics. I didn’t grow up reading superhero comics, my short-lived relationship with comics took place in my early twenties. It was one of those things most girls will understand, the guy who worked at the comic shop was HOT. So I bought comics from him. No, wait. There’s more to the story, something about superheros right? One of my best friends was really into comics (stillRead More →

The Discover Challenge is Designed for You Do you ever feel like you are Dr Frank-N-Furter from ‘The Rocky Horror Picture show’? I’ve been making a man, With blonde hair and a tan Or black hair, or brown hair, or a woman. You know, whatever you need. Need a villain? Write one? A mentor? He shall be wise! Each character that I write, is designed very explicitly for me. To do exactly what I want them to. Right? It does make me wonder, on those days that some of those characters are not doing what I want (in fact they have very strong opinions aboutRead More →

This weeks Discover Challenge is Connection Apparently, there is a way to communicate with the world without being a celebrity of some sort. You don’t have to make a movie or be a supermodel or a reality star. Just by sharing yourself, sharing your thoughts, your writing, your photographs, your art, you too can get that little illicit thrill of being heard. Being acknowledged. Being followed. And not in an evil stalker paparazzi way either. It’s not overly complicated, just start a blog. A what now? I’m pretty new to this blogging world and I wasn’t sure what to do to start. I perused otherRead More →