I'm an accountant by trade. I'm a writer by heart. I've loved to write since before I was ten years old, (although, back then I wrote mostly poetry and I imagine it was pretty awful). Roses are red.Violets aren’t blue. They’re purple.There are birds in that tree.I can tell by their chirple.Terrible Poem by young cynthiarogan These days, I'm always on the lookout for … [Read more...] about The Hearts of the Matter
Available on: Amazon Barnes and Noble and other online retailers. A young woman with amnesia is discovered on the dock one morning. In her palm someone has written the words many and chance, so Minnie is summoned to help. Once at the hospital, the woman remembers that she must stop someone from doing something, but she doesn’t know who or what. The clock is ticking, … [Read more...] about DANGEROUS MEMORY | Get your copy today!
I've always been in awe of seeds. To me they seem like the perfect tiny, sealed container of energy. Within them is everything they need. Just add water and light and presto chango—you get an entire plant. Sometimes that plant is a tree. Sometimes it gives us flowers, or fruits, or vegetables, or even something we humans have labeled a weed for one reason or another. There … [Read more...] about Seedy Characters
I couldn't decide what to blog about this month and it didn’t become clear to me until I started working on the graphics. I started out with a background. But what would make the picture more interesting? An old house? Who do you think lives there? An old man or woman with lots of stories to tell? Or maybe someone who enjoys the isolation—a retired celebrity, perhaps. … [Read more...] about Cliffhanging
Happy sauna day. It’s hot. In fact, where I live, we’ve had weeks of temperatures over 100 degrees. But it is almost July 23 after all—the exact middle of Dog Days. As a kid, I heard stories about Dog Days from my dad and his siblings. The one I remember most had to do with my dad stepping on a nail and having to soak his foot in kerosene because—as if stepping on a nail … [Read more...] about Don’t Dog the Hot Days