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NaPoWriMo Poetry Challenge Day 20! "Daddy's Calls"

It’s a lovely Sunday and today’s poetry prompt asks us to: “write a poem in the voice of a member of your family. This can be a good way to try to distance yourself from your own experience, without reaching so far away from your own life that it’s hard to come up with specific, realistic details.” 213 more words


Are you sure you want to do this?

Setting up this blog two weeks ago was one of the scariest things I have ever done. I had moments of blind “what if no-one reads it?” panic but then an even worse thought occurred “what if someone does read it?” and either doesn’t like what they read, or, and possibly more anxiety inducing, what if they do like it and want to read more? 604 more words

ROW80 Check-in #96 Deep Yes and Coming Soon Times TWO

Hello Weekend Writing Warriors. I’ll be back very soon.

Oh what a difference a week makes. The week started with distractions from my mom and MIL. 426 more words


Day 110 : Five pet peeves

  1. Spelling mistakes. In Dutch that is. My English is not strong enough to recognize all the spelling mistakes written around the web or in my own posts.
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365 Day Journal Challenge

Soiled moon

The light from the moon shone brightly upon her slender fingers as she tuned a channel before making her way back to the refrigerator. A deep crooning voice took the bitter edge of silence off the room and she swung her hips rhythmically to the beat as she transferred groceries from bag to fridge as if engaged in a dance. 150 more words

Writing Challenges

Across the Tracks

Across the Tracks

Curled up in the dead of night,

The sense of sight is stripped away,

The distant train warns to make way.

Shaking the ground, invoking fright… 132 more words


A To Z Blogging Challenge: Q - Quota

For NanoWrimo if you write 1667 words every day you will make 50k on the last day. During NanoWrimo I try to hold myself to write 2000 words a day. 210 more words