Author Archives: Rachel Dowling

Bring on the storms!


It’s hot. I’m way behind on my novel writing. So what do I do? Post a nostalgia poem about a mid-summer hail storm! Also posted at a RADical view. Does anyone else have any heat-free weather-inspired pieces to share? The … Continue reading

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Four Random Words: Gummy Bear Banana Mountain


I ended up writing a scene using characters from my YA novel-in-progress in response to the June 4th Four Random Words challenge. Here is how I translated the very random words, gummy, bear, banana, and mountain, into a short story/scene … Continue reading

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