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Our doors are open. I closed to address issues of harassment of writers and get some sleep. If anyone leaves hurtful comments, private notes, or hurtful comments on your comments on other people's stories, report and block them.

If someone leaves repeated hurtful comments and is writing stories that appear…

How a friend tended my spirit as she taught me about gardening.

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I say I’m a self-taught gardener, but that is incorrect. I first fell in love with gardening when visiting a neighbor’s garden. My friend Glennis gave me my first gardening lessons.

Seemingly a strong independent person, the truth is I was an injured bird, not raised but grown up in…


All in good fun, we present The Witching Hour Collection and other stories published between October 11–20, 2021

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October and all its playfulness are always fun for me. I used to plan daily activities with my kiddos and then my foster and adopted kiddos. Now It’s just me. But I decided I’d make October fun, anyway!

I have a stash of old movies I dig out each year…


New The Daily Cuppa editors and how they review your stories for publication and related stuff.

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It’s me, Katie Michaelson, and I’m just a bit overwhelmed with the growth of our amazing community. Don’t get me wrong — it’s fantastic. But I’m struggling to keep up with editing stories and supporting The Daily Cuppa writers.

Katie Michaelson

I’m a retired therapist who specialised in parenting. I write on the edge of verse and prose about plants and people and simple things.

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