free the pen, a blog for writers

April 30, 2018

Filed under: memoir — freethepen @ 2:32 pm

KODAK Digital Still Camera  Sit down, take a deep breath to relax your body so your mind can focus, open your book. Come up with six words that say something about your life and make these six words a statement.

Such as: I no longer accept the unacceptable.

Keep the pen moving,


April 29, 2018

In the Morning

Filed under: Journal writing — freethepen @ 1:56 pm

bigstock-Love-Birds-on-a-branch-56002589 The first sound I heard this morning as the stillness surrounded me with morning peace, was the gentle chirp of a bird calling out for something I knew not what.

What was the first thing you heard this morning? Describe it in full detail.

Keep the pen moving,



April 27, 2018

Filed under: Uncategorized — freethepen @ 8:07 pm

KODAK Digital Still Camera

Life doesn’t always go the way we want, does it?

Welcome back everyone! I am finally getting settled after the many losses I incurred from hurricane Harvey. Whew!

What have you learned from one of your life disasters. With every difficult time we learn many things.

Keep the pen moving,


Light,aBookofPoemsP.S. My 2nd book of poetry, Light, a Book of Poems, was just released. Hot off the press! You can purchase your copy on Amazon. Check it out!


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