Elaina Battista-Parsons

August 15, 2022

Dear Katerina Witt

Before I share some fun content from my project in progress, I’d like to announce. and I cannot even believe it….that my YOUNG ADULT novel called […]
July 22, 2022

Pre Game Shapes and Colors

Colorful pencils spread over white paper was my personal pre party in my dorm room throughout four years at Rider University. At the time I didn’t […]
July 9, 2022

Scratch and Sniff

The 1980s from the eyes of a child, was a storm of colors, trinkets, stickers, headbands, toy figurines, fringe, plastic bracelets, Garbage Pail Kids, and shimmery […]
June 22, 2022

Uncle Julio

The Texture of Voices Music is part of most people’s childhoods. I know that. I can’t say all but based on my forty-plus years on Earth, […]
May 4, 2022

Llll-ilacs and Micro Fiction

Send Me Your Thunder in 50 Words Is May bringing you flowers? Longer work hours? Soapy showers? Our lilacs are in bloom, and my lord, are […]
March 21, 2022

BlackBerry Winter

When I googled synonyms for “Spring, the season”, the phrase Blackberry Winter appeared, and now I officially will never be the same. I love it. This photo is one I took last […]
January 26, 2022

CHEESE!!!!!

Winter 2022 Dear Subscribers,  I’d like to reinvent my newsletter and blog for 2022 as one less about me– since I’m in a “many saucepans on […]
December 5, 2021

December Drippings

December  Hello friends! I won’t weigh you down with heavy paragraphs and flowery text. I will keep it savory and punctuated this month.    What’s Simmering […]
October 1, 2021

Smelly Science

We have five senses…but it’s recently come to my attention that the novels I read (and write), smell truly pervades the setting. Think about your own favorite place. Now when you […]
September 5, 2021

The Cranberries and the Moon

Being inspired by the moon is as old as time. Writing about or around the moon, the same. The thing I strive for is to find […]
July 13, 2021

July is salty.

J Greetings summer kings and queens and everyone-in –betweens— However you identify is lovely by me.  However you love, is lovely by me.  Be you, I’m […]
June 21, 2021

Summer is mehhh except for the fruit and the ocean…and yard sales

Hi! Hope everyone is enjoying summer and its fresh fruit and colossal ocean.  These are books I’ve read in May and June. I hope there is something […]