Category: Writing

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Practice Writing: At First Glance

This past Sunday, Amanda (the lady who runs our writing group) asked us what we would like to improve about our writing. I said, basically, that I’d like to be able to just sit down and write. Distractions keep me from completing a story. Whether it’s tearing after the Tornado who’s...

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The Nightingale & the Rose

A friend shared a quote today on my Facebook page and it has sat with me all day. I like quotes like that. The quote was by Shelley and is thus: “A poet is a nightingale, who sits in darkness and sings to cheer its own solitude with sweet sounds” -Percy...

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My Birthday Gift To You

I had a fantastic day yesterday, not because it was my birthday, but because I was able to share it with people I care about who care about me. My new friends and old, my family, and my kids, they all came together and showed me how much I was loved....

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Friday’s Features: Sara Teasdale & What Weekly

Happy Friday everyone! I’m just going to jump right into things today because I’ve got so much to do and very little time to accomplish what I need to do. So, here we go. Today’s featured site is one I just discovered this morning and am impressed with already. What Weekly...

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Vampires. Still.

I know. I should probably keep my blog more literature based, but this is sort of literary. Yes, mes les déments, I still have vampires on the brain. However, not the ones I’ve been talking about for the past week. This time it’s Lestat, one of my favorite vampires. I read...

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