“VESSEL TIME LIVE” with author Anna M. Elias Writers invent characters whole cloth for their fictional tales. These people have to feel real on the page or screen or we don’t connect. Old or young, villain or hero, killer or savior, they must “live and breathe” in their world as we do in ours – warts and all. How do … Read More
FaceBook Live Chat — “Politics: Surviving A House Divided”
“Vessels Time Live” Weekly Facebook chat with author, Anna M. Elias In light of the election, I use examples from my own life to talk about how to stay whole in a family that does NOT vote alike. I also spotlight The Vessels’ rift between Governor Ron Galt and his estranged father, Sam Fullerton. It’s a political battle that, if … Read More
The Eyes Have It…
This one came to me in a writing practice yesterday. The prompt was “Write about a reflection.” As with all writing practices, I put pen to paper with no idea what would follow. Here it is: The mirror comes to mind most readily. A reflection of our faces, our hair and clothes – at the worst of times and the … Read More
It’s Just Cleaning Day. Right?
It has been a year since Mom died. Her beautiful soul passed peacefully and pain free in our home, under Hospice care, after losing her battle to brain cancer. The memories are happy, and we have no regrets, but the scar is still fresh. Every holiday and birthday without her has held its own form of mourning, but the one-year … Read More
Just blog it!
Hello all — and welcome to my VERY FIRST BLOG. But, um, what to blog about? I have wrestled with this question to the point of handicapping myself — running downstairs for coffee and tea, playing with the dog, cleaning the bathroom, watering the plants and almost going so far as to weed the yard — but now I can … Read More