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A Cozy Chair and a Room Full of Books!

So I have been terrible about blogging in 2017. I’d like to get back into it because I’ve missed the ROW80 community and hearing what everyone is up to. 370 more words

Denise D. Young

Lessons in Minimalism

Saturday was a day filled with snow and biting cold wind, and so after a few excursions into the snowy hills with puppy Leo and an adventure out to do some shopping (okay, mostly to get away from the house, because I work from home and sometimes I need a change of scenery), hubby and I curled up and watched… 438 more words

Denise D. Young

A Window into My World

It’s turning out not to be the best of days for insightful blogging. We’re having new windows installed (much-needed, too, as the cold days of winter grip us!), so my house is a flurry of activity. 195 more words

Denise D. Young

A Journey into the Writer’s Heart

The swirl and color of autumn leaves. The first flowers peeking their heads through the still-cold earth in spring. Lying in the grass on a warm summer night, staring at the stars or the full moon’s silver orb. 462 more words

Denise D. Young

Merry Yule: 2016 Year in Review

In the Pagan tradition I walk, Yule, or the winter solstice, is all about rebirth. It’s a turning point, much as New Year’s Eve marks a turning. 653 more words

Denise D. Young

When well-intentioned writing advice goes bad...

While studying creative writing in undergraduate and grad school, I participated in countless writing workshops. I’ve been a member of critique groups and read countless writing books. 938 more words

Denise D. Young

The Whisper of Stories

I am a true night owl, and that’s when my stories come whispering in my ear. I wrote last time about cultivating stillness in a world consumed by motion… 404 more words

Denise D. Young