A few of my favorite words ( okay 96 of them)

1.Accolade 2.Acrimony 3.Angst 4.Avant-garde 5.Baroque 6.Bona Fide 7.Boondoggle 8.Bourgeois 9.Bravado 10.Brusque 11.Byzantine 12.Cacophony 13.Camaraderie 14.Capricious 15.Carte Blanche 16.Catch 22 17.Caustic 18.Charisma 19.Cloying 20.Déjà vu 21.Dichotomy 22.Dilettante 23.Disheveled 23.Élan 24.Ennui 25.Epitome 26.Equanimity 27.Equivocate 28.Esoteric 29.Euphemism 30.Fait Accompli 31.Fastidious 32.Faux pas 33.Fiasco 34.Finagle 35.Freudian slip 36.Glib 37.Gregarious 38.Harbinger 39.Hedonist 40.Heresy 41.Idiosyncratic 42.Idyllic 43.Indelicate 44.Infinitesimal 45.Insidious 46.Junket 47.Kitsch […]

Dancing eyes

I have congenital Nystagmus, also known as dancing eyes; which is defined as an involuntary jerking or bouncing of the eyeball that occurs when there is a disturbance of the vestibular (inner ear) system or the oculomotor control of the eye. Most, but not all people with Nystagmus are also extremely light sensitive because we have […]

Inspiration behind Feather in the Straw

There are over 400,000 children in Foster care today. My time spent devoted to caring for drug-addicted babies, homeless children, and tales of my grandmother’s childhood spent on the streets, inspired me to write a work of fiction for young adults called Feather in the Straw. In 1956, six orphans are mistakenly dropped off on […]

Hello world , this is me!

Hello world, this is me! Lover of paisley, and coffee. When I was three I was put on a plane from Phoenix to Seattle with out any accompanying adults other than flight attendants, and other passengers. It’s sort of stuck with me, and I’ve been somewhat of a wanderer since I turned 18. I’ve been […]

What we leave behind. Aaah, Summer vacation ; Camp grounds, Hotels, time share vacation condominiums, Rental cars, and restaurants. We come. We go. For a length of time making a space our own. We don’t know about who came before us, sleeping in “our” bed, sharing our bedding, and pillows ; using “our” toilet, and […]

The Soundtrack of a Novel

The soundtrack of a novel By H.C Iser  I admit I am a little eccentric. Fueled by pure imagination, and fresh ground coffee, inspiration is all around me. Writing in the first person present tense,… Source: The Soundtrack of a Novel

The Truth in Fiction?

My novel takes place on the Florida panhandle,  in the 1950’s, and I was born in the late 1970’s. How much time should I spend accurately describing my fiction novels setting? Fantasy writers talk about Dragons, and aliens, well beyond any truthful experience. I’ve pondered if I’m close to accurate, but slightly off will I […]