1/52 – I started the #52DatesforWriters

I another little birdyam always torn when I think about the sayings about what your workspace/desk represents about you.

Messy and chaotic somehow represents genius. Meticulously tidy represents order and fastidiousness, yet not much imagination. Continue reading

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Through the glass.

SDave and Mikehe leaned her face against the glass and felt the tears smudge between her cheek and the clear cold surface. Her face hurt from the long effort of trying to pin the smile in place so that he wouldn’t be made too sad by her sadness as he boarded the plane. This was The Day, after all, and it turned out he’d done a fabulous job of getting all this together, while she hadn’t prepared herself properly for it at all. She thought of the day Dave had started kindy, but then decided he would move out and start a family. What prepares you for this moment when you’re staring through the glass? Continue reading

Café writing tour #221

TwainA couple of months ago, I took the #writeabookwithal challenge, and enthusiastically (or so I thought!) and with every good intention you can imagine – got on board. I soon found out that Enthusiastic Good Intentions are good to have – but being able to convert those EGIs into action, creating an end product is a whole other thing. Continue reading

Today’s writing prompt #211

I might start with the writing prompt – just in case you’ve been waiting around all day for it. couple more books

Writing prompt #211

Stand in front of your bookshelf. Close your eyes. Reach out five times, randomly selecting a book each time. Write a paragraph about each book, starting with where you got it/who gave it to you, what it was about, what it meant to you, where it has been with you, where it has taken you. Continue reading