Ensign’s Log, Entry 21: NaPoWriMo Day #20, Poem #7

There are moments when I need to recall a fact, a name, a date…and nothing comes when I seek the right memory. Oftentimes I will remember later on, long after the moment I needed to recall it has passed. Recently I tried a free writing session–difficult in a moving car, …

Magic Monday: Steampunk Fairy Tales, an anthology

Once a month I post a book review for a fantasy novel that I’ve read in the recent past. These reviews are posted on “Magic Monday”, the second Monday of every month. (Except when I’m late, as was the case this month…) Today I’m reviewing Steampunk Fairy Tales, an anthology containing …

Ensign’s Log, Entry 19: NaPoWriMo Day #15, Poem #5

Not doing so great so far this month in terms of writing poetry, but I’ve seen some incredible vistas in the past week in my travels, so I’m sad to say I don’t feel all that guilty! Today’s poem is another haiku, inspired by my time here in Ireland. Ireland …

Ensign’s Log, Entry 18: NaPoWriMo Day #7, A Limerick of a Writer

It has been a very long time since I last wrote a limerick, or even attempted to do so. As I’ve said before, I’m not a great poet, but I have fun writing poems and NaPoWriMo gives me the challenge I need to dust off my poetry muse. Today’s poem …