Category Archives: writing

75 Ways to Break Writer’s Block — Words & Phrases

I’ve hit a slump recently in the frequency of blog posts here. I’d love to claim I’m busy, but in truth, it’s just typical writer’s block and laziness. While stuck sometimes, I wonder how to break through and I get … Continue reading

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Appeasing the Angry Inner Editor

Every so often, I just get lazy about writing something for the blog so I cheat and share a doodle when stumped for a blog post. Here’s my Angry Inner Editor trying his worst to scare me into writing something. … Continue reading

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The Noise Around You

Sometimes, I have written songs. Not many and not recently. Here’s one from a while back. Maybe if I get brave enough someday, I’ll sing it for you. Don’t hold your breath. Never take the word of a mute: Even the … Continue reading

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Words, words, words…

Sometimes, the words won’t work for me. Today seems to be one of those days. And writing the wrong word just to get it written might work for some purposes (rough drafts) but not here. Mark Twain said it best, so … Continue reading

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Saturday Smorgasbord of Routines, Lists, and Bacon

Circumstances knocked me off my routines this week. I have a pretty difficult time maintaining any real routines anyway, as I’d rather approach each new day as a new adventure. Still, coffee in the morning is so routine of me, it … Continue reading

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Blocked on Blogging? Read About Writing

As long as I’m blocked on blogging (and no, I don’t want to talk about it), maybe it’s time to list some writing-related links I’ve been saving for just before National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) starts on November 1. No doubt I’ll … Continue reading

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drawing a blank…

You know I love to doodle — sometimes it helps break through writer’s block. Sometimes it doesn’t. Lemme draw you a picture… ahhh…all better now. We’ll welcome words back onto the back porch soon…

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