From the Weekend

This past weekend was full of trying to keep up with writing assignments for a free online class (there is no grading/credits on this one.) In the (approximate) words of my Critique Circle friend Sassy: if this welcome week is supposed to be fun and relaxed, I’ll be dead by the end of the actual […]

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Typewriter Giveaway!

Okay, if you click on this link, you can enter to win an awesome-looking typewriter (what typewriter isn’t awesome-looking, though? Am I right?” But you have to be twenty-one years or older to enter. Ends in about a week. Good luck! (Again, here’s the link: http://thewritepractice.com/giveaways/typewriter/?lucky=26443)

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A Freebie Friday = Random Writing

Unedited/uncensored writing taken from writing group over a week ago. Rough. Very rough. You have been warned. # He couldn’t decided between the white and the black. One shirt screamed “Hipster! Goth! Beatnik!” While the other, also a button-up, said “Formal! Respectable! Promotion!” Henri wished the clothes on the rack would stop talking to him. […]

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The Hemingway Way

It’s none of their business that you have to learn to write. Let them think you were born that way. – Ernest Hemingway Do you take Hemingway’s approach to writing? Zipped lip? Or do you share your struggles? I’m somewhere in the middle. I share some of my struggles, but I won’t post the how-to books […]

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An Ode to Monday

The love of Monday is the root of all sorts of evil. Monday, a day only its mother could love. O cruel fiend, robbing us of the weekend! Thrusting us bleary-eyed and sleep-drunk into the week! A pox upon thee! Can we say drama much? How my Monday started (it’s 5:06 as I type this): […]

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