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You Will Take a Strange Journey

Wordlab Funny Business

So we had a couple of options for our second exercise with Wendy. She gave us the choice to write a fictional biography of ourselves or to write a piece with the narrator as a fortune teller and begin with the sentence: “You will take a strange journey.” I chose the latter, and after the heavy “Ode to a Child Soldier” I/we needed some levity. 182 more words


Scent of Memory

“Smells are better than sounds or sights For making your heartstrings crack./

They start that awful voice ‘o nights that whispers ‘Old man, come back.’/ 384 more words

The Charms of Cross-Genre Writing

When I hear the word “cross-genre”, I instinctively picture Gene Wilder’s Dr. Frederick Frankenstein and Peter Boyle’s  Monster performing a tap dance to Berlin’s “Puttin’ on the Ritz”. 329 more words


4/19/14- Daily Prompt:

“I can never say quite as much as I know…” (after Robert Olen Butler)


April 19, 2014

April 19, 1995 – April 19, 2014
Someday, maybe humans will learn to seek healing instead of harm.

Murrah Building Bombing Memorial, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma… 7 more words

Writing Life

7 Myths About Being A Writer

You’ve heard them. I’ve heard them. We’ve all probably heard them at some point. They’re old myths and bad information on what it’s like, or what you need, to be a writer. 871 more words


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There are thousands ways to get into Rome,as there are thousands ways to become a successful writer. #writing