Tag: writing craft

A book is published…

Not me. Probably will never be me… watch as i slip behind the curtain. But seriously, what is better than a dark, psychological thriller for 99 cents? Feeling good about supporting an author. So go purchase here and you can read more about Jennie Ensor here. Why are you still here? GO Splurge 99 cents…

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Cozy

With winter here, my mind turns to cozy. The Cozy Book by Mary Ann Hoberman is a delightful children’s picture book by the US Children’s Poet Laureate (2008-2011). Did you know there was such a title and honor? I discovered this gem of a book, as a parent, who loved to read to her kids.…

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A dream project

It really hurts to pack my books away. I dream of August or September when I hope to be in a new house. Make it my home. And put all these books back on a shelf. And then I hope, a new scene (maybe Boston, hope I have not jinxed my future by saying it…

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Six Word Story

Without readers, what are writers worth? May i say, it seems only natural to thank all the lovely people in the blogosphere. This blog was started as a conversation with the vast unknown. The surprise is the connectivity that slowly occurred. And occurs. I haven’t bothered to count the years. It’s been many. I allowed…

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Mellow out

poems, paintings, and fine wine they all need time stand back wait! don’t POP the cork too soon and spoil the tuning fork I admit, I am quite excited anyone reads my poems and other writings. The Poet Laureate, Ted Kooser, has some advice for those who deem themselves poets, and beginning poets in particular.…

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Finding my voice

Who am I as a writer? I am not sure really. I am searching. You think I would have found me by now. I am half way to somewhere and still I am crawling on the floor, looking for that sharpened pencil. It rolled away. The paper still lies blank on the desktop.

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Holy Imagination, People!

“Perhaps I write for no one. Perhaps for the same person children are writing for when they scrawl their names in the snow.” – Margaret Atwood From an early age, I remember thinking I could write. Curly q’s and flying w’s donned blank pages. I wondered why nobody could understand what I was trying to…

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Listening Well

This post was started January 13, 2012 with no real intention of finishing. Until now. I searched for a verse to show me what the Lord is doing in my life at present and this sums it up perfectly… “The Lord says, ‘I will guide you along the best pathway for your life.  I will…

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