Plan ahead when traveling to another planet.
I have been known to join the NanoWriMo bandwagon.
This post contains affiliate links. Friday again. It wasn’t such a bad week. Fall is here, the leaves are turning, and I get to wear sweaters. I have this huge collection of sweaters because I can’t resist buying them during off-season clearance sales. Instead of sitting in the café and writing, I get my coffee […]
FLASH FICTION FOR THE PURPOSEFUL PRACTITIONER- 2018: WEEK #41 Lela sat on the couch and reached under the end table for her tennis shoes. Her fingers found a sizable dust bunny, but no shoes. ”Again?” she asked as she dropped to the floor to have a look. For the last month, items in Lela’s apartment had […]
I’m going to call these pieces writing sketches. They’re short and meant to go nowhere. I might do something with them one day. Edmund wore a hat on most days because he thought it made him look friendly. Theresa thought he wore the hat to hide his receding hairline. He was one of those balding […]
There doesn’t seem to be a way to ignore the world’s realities anymore, so Cassie is ready to create a world of her own. She has adopted an imaginary polar bear named Gordon. Gordon appears to her when she’s anxious. He show’s up when feelings of doubt creep into her mind. He reminds her that […]
Jake sat in the grass at the foot of the great statue. He didn’t know what the statue signified, but he was drawn to it for some reason. Every day at lunchtime he would leave his office on the 15th floor of the shiny blue building, walk across the courtyard, and take a seat beneath […]
The woman found she was on her feet and walking along a winding highway. She could see mountains in the hazy distance. She looked down at her feet to see shoes that she didn’t recognize. The shirt and jeans she wore did not seem familiar either. She thought she must be dreaming, because when a person […]
I’ve been feeling the urge to write something substantial. I want to work on something, really work. I want to develop a writing practice. The problem is, I don’t know if I can muster up the discipline. So I’m thinking I’ll try NaNoWriMo for the umpteenth time. And maybe this time I’ll think of it […]
I recently listened to The Good Luck of Right Now by Matthew Quick. I’m going to write about it, but I’m not calling this a book review. I don’t feel like I know enough about literature to write a proper review. Perhaps, if I start reading book reviews regularly I’d get a feel for it. […]