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Autumn Griffin ~

I am autumn’s child
I do not like it much
Leveling off
Feeling like summer
Longing for spring

Surrounded by people
All telling me… 87 more words


The Words Remember When*

Are there words that can whisk you back to a certain place and time in your life? Certainly children of the 80’s hear “tubular” and think big hair and skinny ties. 507 more words

Writing Life

Flash Fiction #1: Famished

About this time last year, I had two flash fiction pieces accepted into an anthology…that has now been officially cancelled.

So, what the heck, I’ve decided to share them here. 188 more words

Brain Burp

” … absolutely requires all the conditions that make one a bore: You have to be alone a lot, you have to be rather sedentary, you have to be a creature of routine, you have to fetishize your solitude, and you have to become very, very selfish about your time.”

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Cleaning Bathrooms Is Exactly Like Editing

I have three boys, which means lots of resident testosterone. Add in friends, and the testosterone count increases exponentially. Throw in one daughter with finger nail polish, make up and ponytail holders to spice things up. 198 more words


The thing about goals is ...

Are you finding that you aren’t achieving any of the writing goals you’ve set for yourself?

Do you notice you have (valid) excuses for not being able to achieve your writing goals? 237 more words