Category Archives: Writing Practice

Cafe Conversation(s) – Literally!

It’s no secret that one of my top five simple pleasures is hanging out in independent coffee houses. Continue reading

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Blog Hop (Part 1 of 2)

Perhaps I have never been satisfied with the world as I experience it – I have an insatiable curiosity to ask “what if?” Continue reading

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Off the lesson plan, our teachers. Cafe Conversations

It was also the first time I was confronted with a less fortunate, in this case possibly a homeless person, where I knew at least something of the person’s story. I know my attitude changed that day and a little compassion seeped into me. Continue reading

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What’s that smell? and Where does it take me? (Writing Practice)

I’m confronted by a blank page and about to begin a ten minute writing practice when the retro nasal olfactory neurons fire. The smell makes me think of the odoriferous quality of pee after eating asparagus. And I wonder, as I have before-–what causes that? In the spirit of writing practice, I have to go with this. Continue reading

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2012 NaNoWrimo

NaNoWriMo 2012. 50, 000 words, 30 days, No Excuses… Continue reading

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Casting for Characters and Drawing Inspiration – Part 2

Just looking at her I shifted to sit up straight in my chair, wanting to be more poised and purposeful. She posited without
speaking the question, where would I rather be in this moment? Continue reading

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2010 NaNoWriMo – Success!

…at least a first draft can edited, a blank page says nothing. Writers write…and this is exactly what you will be doing.
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