Create Just To Create

One thing I have run into repeatedly over my years of creativity: people asking when I’m going to DO SOMETHING with my work. It doesn’t matter if it’s been crochet, painting, writing, photography or sewing. The world has this weird idea that creative pursuits have no value unless you’re making money from them. The problem …

Almost Here: NaNoWriMo 2016

November 2016 is my fourth year participating in National Novel Writing Month, more commonly known as NaNoWriMo. If you’re unfamiliar with it, the goal is to write a novel of 50,000 words in the 30 days of November. I completed 2013 and 2014 NaNoWriMos successfully, but last year’s attempt was abruptly ended on November 7. Before my …

Just a Thought

Roadside Flower

Don’t worry about writing a book or getting famous or making money. Just lead an interesting life.

-Micheal Morpurgo


I’ve been collecting quotes that I like for years. I’m hoping to make quotes a regular part of Salmon Apple Pie. Feel free to share your favorites in the comments section, below.


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