Cleaning The Junkdrawer

Monica is a brilliant writer and author. She lives her stories and characters. A self-confessed pantser she allows her creativity to free-flow, so we readers are enjoying freshly created genius with every piece she writes.

Monika R. Martyn–Author

I covet the stillness of the early morning. A hot cup of coffee warms my hands, and sounds spring to life outside my window: a barking dog, the hum of a car, and the ceaseless waves of the ocean lull me. I like the illusion that, like me, the sea rises and does what it’s called upon to do.

My laptop is on; I resist the temptation to check my emails, blogs, and social media accounts. They’ re destructive to my creative spirit, and does it matter if some man posing as Keanu Reeves on Twitter likes my tweets?

I know the answer.

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A collection of notebooks is spread out around me. I write while in bed. There is no desk for me to sit at; the chairs are like torture devices. I take my chance and sit in the lotus position; a pillow…

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