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NaNoWriMo-the preparation begins

It has been months since I have written anything, my most recent being a poem about the men who were involved in the D-Day landings. So when an email from the lovely people from (inter) National Novel Writing Month skipped its way into my inbox this week, encouraging past nano-ers to prepare for another year’s madness- I mean month of glorious writing greatness!- that I thought, why not? 120 more words

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An Open Letter To Janay Palmer-Rice

Dear Janay,

Where do I begin? Just don’t know because notwithstanding the obvious from the elevator video, I am more bewildered and affected by you yourself! 479 more words

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Saturday Morning Music - 18 - The Horse Latitudes

This and next and maybe another Saturday morning I’ll feature a video or two as recorded by The Sights of Sounds. They do a wonderful job with acoustic recordings of great new artists. 125 more words


Smell the Fair Haikus?

The most wonderful time of the year is coming soon to a Columbia, South Carolina near you. Yes, my friends. It’s time to start feeding your creativity. 66 more words


The Art of A Wordsmith

They say with great power comes great responsibility. That’s a quote more associated with powerful positions  where many things rely on that person.You wouldn’t necessarily associate that with a writer because we work with words or at least that is what I thought. 438 more words

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Backsteppin' To The Future

At first glance I thought of many things I would do with the gift of foresight, things I assume many of us would love to do – like predict the winning numbers in the Mega Lottery. 212 more words

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Quoting Shakespeare

I have this poster above my desk in my office and every time I read it I am surprised how deep William Shakespeare has sunk into the English language. 7 more words