Palm Fever

I think I might have told the story of how I wrote Palm Fever cruising into Banderas Bay in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, but I had some fun with it now that It will soon be available on iTunes and other digital distributors - the date TBA. Anyway, here's a small clip I made for it:

My Favorite Words: Not What You’d Expect

I saw this article about favorite words written by one of my favorite writer friends, Lauren Baratz-Logsted, on Twitter this morning. We were in the same Chick Lit writing group back in the day. Anyway, her post sparked this blog post about my favorite words and why. I first became aware of having favorite words … Continue reading My Favorite Words: Not What You’d Expect

Lyrics vs. Poems

When I submitted my first song for professional feedback, my mentor said the writing was very good but added that it was more poem than lyric. He gave me some suggestions on how to transition it into a song. I took his advice and Does Everybody Lie? became Everybody Lies. So when I was writing … Continue reading Lyrics vs. Poems

A Young Girl’s Dreams (#poem)

A young girl dreams at ten or eleven Of riches and fame, singing on stage Elvis matinees and Beatlemania she starts writing songs of her own She can see it now who she wants to be when fully grown A young girl dreams at sweet sixteen strolling the streets in the city A storefront window … Continue reading A Young Girl’s Dreams (#poem)