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MY WRITING JOURNEY

Only fifteen thousand words to go.  Maybe I could add some ands, buts, pluses, likewises or toos.  The word count has been my nemesis in this process.  I realize words are a necessary component to flesh out my characters, so I continue … Continue reading

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MY WRITING JOURNEY

According to a study, the amount of words we speak each day is about 16,000, depending on age, social structure, etc.  I wonder how they determine these statistics.  Do people actually monitor the number of words they say like they tally up … Continue reading

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MY WRITING JOURNEY

It started when I was just a child.  I’d concoct stories which would be turned into plays.  When in eighth grade, I wrote a full length play, which would’ve required a cast of thousands, a set worthy of Cecil B. … Continue reading

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MY WRITING JOURNEY

Discipline and dedication come to mind this morning.  All the words – all the struggle to put them in the correct order – to lavish them with inspiring adjectives – to pour out my soul only to have it leashed … Continue reading

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IN SEARCH OF MY MUSE

Writing a novel is certainly a lot different than writing a play, a poem or a short story.  First of all you need at least 60,000,000 words.  So far I have 38,001.  I think the last word was “help!” I’m sure … Continue reading

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I COULD WRITE A BOOK

As some of you know, I’ve been writing my first novel for some time now.  I actually started it about seven years ago.  Then life got in the way.  We downsized and moved to a smaller home.  About a year … Continue reading

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MY CRAZY FAMILY

  Everyone has at least one funny story to share about a relative of theirs. Maybe those people don’t event realize you feel this way.  My family happens to be full of great characters – real people with interesting responses … Continue reading

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ANOTHER NOTABLE FEBRUARY BIRTHDAY

This week I’m focusing on the birthdays of men of greatness.  Today, one of my all time favorite authors – Charles Dickens.  This man had a short life of only 58 years, but managed to give us such classics as … Continue reading

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I LOVE TO WRITE DAY

The thinking cat is a reminder that we writers often suffer writer’s block, so we need a little help from our friends. Today we celebrate ” love to Write Day.”  I happen to have a penchant for these weird and unusual … Continue reading

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POWER OF WORDS

r I don’t speak anything other than English, even though I took a couple years of Latin in high school a hundred years ago.  I did find those classes helpful in deciphering the meanings of many words in Webster’s Dictionary, … Continue reading

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THE DISCIPLINE OF WRITING

“Writing is the painting of the voice.”  Voltaire What does it take to be a writer?  No it isn’t the flashiest computer money can buy.  It has little to do with your opinion.  It’s really nothing more than a discipline.  So, … Continue reading

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DREAMS

I’ve been known for fantastical, out of this world, nonsensical and truly weird dreams.  Last night I dreamt I went in for some kind of surgery and came out with tattoos all over my body.  Mind you, I have never been … Continue reading

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WHY BLOG?

When I started blogging three years ago, I never dreamed it would become such a time consuming endeavor.  I’ve always felt strongly about certain issues, yet never felt comfortable confronting them face to face with others.  Writing has allowed me … Continue reading

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WRITERS’ FUNNIES

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WRITERS’ FUNNIES

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WRITERS’ FUNNIES

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WRITERS’ FUNNIES

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WRITERS’ FUNNIES

Anyone who edits is indeed worthy of the gold. Especially when I send my things by email on my phone.  They should be sainted actually.  

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WRITERS’ FUNNIES

This is so true.  Some of the greatest ideas come in our dreams, but how on earth do we remember them.  Wouldn’t be great to be able to plug in a USB port directly into our brain?

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WRITERS’ FUNNIES

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