You Can Do Anything for Ten Minutes

You know what writers call research, right? Scrolling through Facebook. I half joke, because it's partially true. I was scrolling through Facebook today hoping to find a prompt, an idea, a sort of inspiration to jump start my blog post scheduled for that day. I put my finger on the brake pad when I saw this entry from a friend: ...more
Great story, and when you write more of it, I want to know!more

Nov 21 - NO TOUCHY

das coffee potOr I will breaky das fingers!Zu recht?  Zu recht!DankeAuf Wiedersehen*Inspired by today's NaBloPoMo Prompt: What is the one appliance you can't live without?...more

Nov 17 - Writing Controversy

Today's NaBloPoMo Prompt asks: What is the most controversial thing you've ever written on your blog? ...more

Nov 12 - Lost Signal

Today's NaBloPoMo prompt feels like a recurring theme for me lately, so I've decided to break the questions apart in order to inspect them each as personally and honestly as I can:...more

My Voice

Do you feel you have found your voice on your blog? What techniques have you tried to develop your voice in your writing? What are some characteristics of your personality in your writing?...more


Wednesday, June 4, 2014 Have you ever deleted a comment? What would make you delete a comment?...more

What To Expect In January 2014

Hello there Readers,  I know that I have been absent and even posted a good-bye to Blogger when I got highly frustrated at my inability to upload photos and other things when I switched from a Netbook (still have it, still love it, never use it) to a full sized laptop that had been a gift from my sister....more

NaBloPoMo: Fellow Bloggers Nurture Each Other

About 18 months ago, when I closeted myself in a room to sit down and write, I froze. I considered writing to be a solitary craft but looking at a blank screen or talking into thin air was a sterile exercise in futility for me. I could not translate the same creative energy that I experienced telling a story verbally to the keyboard. My intuitive, imaginative side stayed buried and my logical intellect wrote boring drivel....more

NaBloPoMo May 2012 Writing Prompts

If you're participating in NaBloPoMo in May -- or even if you're not! -- here are some prompts to get you going. Writing prompts appear here nightly, Monday to Friday (weekends are for free-writing!) ...more

Prompt: Make a List and Name it:Ten Formative Books/Stories

This is for WBE2 Prompt 44 1. Dragonflight, by Anne McCaffreyAs the first sf book I ever read, it stands out the most in my mind. 2. Pawn of Prophecy, by David Eddings (The first fantasy novel I ever read. It took forever for Dixie, the woman who got me hooked on reading to decide that I was able to read well enough to read this book, and thus borrow it.) ...more