Category Archives: writing

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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Preparation, Procrastination, Creativity, and more

Here’s a few links to liven up your weekend with interesting information. 15 suggestions for living up to the Boy Scout motto, “Be prepared“ “The Procrastinator’s Guide to Getting Things Done” — 11 helpful hints 10 Daily Routines for Honing … Continue reading

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Censored: “Poem of the Year”

Confession time: I wrote poetry in high school — a lot of poetry. Was it any good? Again, I repeat, it was high school poetry, so I’m not going to say it was good. Mine was good enough to be … Continue reading

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