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If It Sits Like a Swan...

I was driving down the highway, sagely in the right lane. I saw the white form ahead well before I passed it – a plastic bag, perhaps, I thought. 136 more words

Not Writing


What happens when the old ways of tricking yourself into action no longer work? I promised my writing group that I’d send them a new piece by the end of this month. 1,011 more words


NaPoWriMo 2016 - Um, yes...

I’m really starting to think I should stop setting myself such public challenges!

Here we are, twenty-one days in April, and although I have a certainly-not-shabby twelve or so poems more than I started the month with, I do not have twenty-two new poems to my name. 206 more words


On *Not* Writing

One of my all time favorite books on the craft of writing is Stephen King’s, On Writing. King has a style and a voice all his own that inspires and makes you feel like he’s talking to you directly. 629 more words

Labels are for jars, not people.


I mean, some people like labels. They need labels. Want them. And I don’t mean labels on clothes, because that’s a whole other thing. 365 more words

RL Stuff


I’ve been thinking a lot about beginnings lately.

Apparently I’m not the only one.

“Now then, let us begin. When we are at the end of the story, we shall know more than we know now: but to begin.” From “The Snow Queen” by Hans Christian Andersen http://www.online-literature.com/hans_christian_andersen/972/ 120 more words