A Snipe Hunt

A writer in search of a story

Rena Willis
SYNERGY
Published in
2 min readAug 13, 2021

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an old key amidst dead leaves. A Snipe Hunt by Rena Willis
Photo by Michael Dziedzic on Unsplash

Distractions. Excuses. I pick up my pen — put it down again — tap the side of the desk. They say writing is routine, ritual, perseverance. I snatch my coffee, nod at my children, mumble about how I have writing to do, and plunk down at my desk each morning. I’ve created my routine.

Most days, I stare at the walls or out the window or at my cuticles. I sip my coffee…

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Rena Willis
SYNERGY

Writer & Educator — one midlife crisis away from a bestseller.