Category Archives: about writing

How To Be A Writer

FlashNano a challenge to write 30 stories in 30 days with a daily story prompt. FlashNano Day 3: Write a story in the form of an instruction manual  

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Finding Me

FlashNano Day 24: Write a story where something is found “Fuck it,” I slammed my laptop shut. “I can’t write here, it’s over. This place has drained my soul.” Dramatic? Yes, but it felt true. It still feels true in … Continue reading

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Writing Martyrdom

I have become a writing martyr. A bit of backstory on my newly acquired affliction: I recently moved grudgingly back to Southern California from my personal paradise of Colorado. There really aren’t sufficient words to describe how much I love … Continue reading

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Lost: One Directionally Challenged Muse

“Discipline allows magic. To be a writer is to be the very best of assassins. You do not sit down and write every day to force the Muse to show up. You get into the habit of writing every day … Continue reading

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The Space Between

Happy New —- hold on. Not just yet. I’m not ready. I can’t look forward to the new year with hope and optimism. Not just yet. Don’t get me wrong, I love fresh starts. The blank pages of a new … Continue reading

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Anti-Inspiration

May your time and words be plentiful in the new year.

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To Write All Day

I think I’d like to quit my job and just write. All day – every day. Maybe I’ll take up smoking and drink Bourbon, too. I’ll be half mad, but tell wonderful stories. I’ll type them all on an old … Continue reading

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