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Writing 101, Day 19: Compose a series of anecdotes-Be Positive

Be positive. But of course there’s a light at the end of the tunnel! There always is! There has to be! Of course it could be an oncoming train, but then again, for those of you leaning towards the glass half full, it’s definitely sunlight and for those tilting in the opposite direction well, before you hand in your towel, pause, think, ponder. 365 more words


Writing 101 – Assignment #18 – I SPEAK

“Mrs. Yes-ra-el?”

A woman tries to pronounce my last name.

“Ysrayl. Yis-ra-yell”, I tell her.

“Oh”, she looks confused. “Are you Jewish?”

I speak. “No ma’am.” 521 more words


Mirror: Vignettes for Writing 101

I’m an audience for decades now and no one knows I’m watching.


“Ssshhh,” I whispered to myself.

Hiding behind my wooden closet across my huge mirror, trembling with fear, I am finding it hard to breathe. 474 more words

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Anecdote - A tale to chill the heart.

A tale to chill the heart.

Terry and Jane lived in the basement on the other side of the house. We got to know them quite well and became friends. 348 more words


Crooked - Original Song

I haven’t written a song in a while, as I don’t classify “I Can’t Help But Feel This Way About You” as an actual song. It’s been over a year since I’ve written one, and this one is the closest to my heart as it is actually inspired by me and my fear of opening up to people. 291 more words


Addicted to My Phone?

So, I’ve noticed that people are very addicted to their phones.

This was not a new discovery for me, but I didn’t realize how bad this situation was until yesterday. 608 more words


David Bruce: Anecdotes About Authors

Some writers are incredibly prolific. At age 73 in 2008, science-fiction writer Robert Silverberg had written approximately 300 novels, 600 short works of fiction, and 100 nonfiction books. 1,057 more words