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Anxiety in the time of seeking

I didn’t used to be this person. This person who has this anxiety everytime someone I love even the littlest bit draws away from me. Rationally, they have valid logical and emotional reasons. 184 more words


A busy April

Our daughter drove from Indianapolis to visit us yesterday.  Her birthday was March 28th, but she worked too much to celebrate it.  We wanted to do something special for her, so we made reservations at The Oyster Bar–a small, crowded, quaint bar known for its upscale, wonderful menu.   560 more words


Getting Through the Muddle

“Every novel should have a beginning, a muddle, and an end.” – Peter De Vries

Middles are tough. When I’m working through the middle of a project, whether it’s a craft project, creative writing, or an academic project, I feel like I’m slogging through.

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Five Years Later

I’m feeling nostalgic. I’m working in that halls of residence that I lived in five years ago and walking past my old block I was hit with the sense of what I was like at 19. 343 more words


Drawing in the Sand (OR 13 Lessons from Writing Haikus)

Today, we discuss haikus.

Just five syllables,

Then, followed by seven more

And another five.
That is the bare bone structure and an attempt at poetic humor. 666 more words


What is necessary for writing? p.II

The Middle Bit

Okay, for a little bit more…

Q: What is necessary for writing?

A: This much…

-me 2016

So what is absolutely necessary for writing?

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