My name is Ellie Jacobson, which you probably gathered by the article title. I’m also part Irish so excuse my sarcasm.
I grew up in the ’70s and the ’80s (the best time I tell ya!). I was born and raised by the most wonderful (not sarcasm) Mom with red…
After my husband unpacked our artificial Christmas tree, I walked into the living room to fluff it to (artificial) life and found this scene. He wasn’t trying to take the tree down or anything, just sitting in that spot.
We have an artificial tree because he would try to climb…
Photo prompts are a great way to spark your creativity, for both fiction and nonfiction writers.
For the month of December, I’ll be using photos for the Freewriting Friday articles (sorry I’m a day late for this post).
The photos below are a great starting point for a flash fiction…
By this time last year, Minnesota had already received 18 inches of snow. So far this winter season we have had barely an inch in my neck of the woods.
This photo popped up in my album memories from last year. It was taken in my yard right after a…
November was all about NaNoWriMo and my MFA classes. It was all-consuming. I didn’t feel like I wrote much for Medium last month, but I somehow squeaked out 37 articles.
I leaned into writing short-form content and photo essays, which helped me get through working nonstop on my work-in-progress novel.
A desperate celebration of an end.”
― Chandrama Deshmukh, A Teaspoon Of Stars
Here we are approaching the end of 2021. How can that be? The last two years have blended together in my mind. This year feeling like an extension of 2020.
✨ My wish is to make…
The timing of fate
a cruel joke or as it should be?
The foundation of friendship
riddled with cracks over the decades,
stands strong, bringing us back
like the minutes ceased.
The gift of your smile, your hands, your mind
bring me strength, hope, and love
when all three were gone…