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Word Problems – a poem by Noreen Lace

Word Problems   I hate when men write soft poetry about their ex’s. It’s easier to read the hate than to let your mind wonder “what went wrong?”   It’s easier to hear, I don’t love you anymore, than to … Continue reading

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Writer Wednesday: Bored? Good!

Chatting with my students, I reminded them I didn’t have google nor a cell phone and, if I needed to look up information, I had to walk to the library and figure out the card catalogue. (Of course, I added … Continue reading

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Friday Feature: Snowflakes in a Blizzard, Darrel Laurant’s Project to Assist Writers

Darrel Laurant contacted me some time ago about featuring my book, West End, on his project website. I’m only happy to now have him talk about that project here. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   Completing and publishing a book — any book — … Continue reading

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Writer Wednesday: Faux Deadlines

My students, and other writers, often tell me that deadlines and time limits are the only things that inspire them. That last minute of the clock ticking down puts the pressure on enough to force them to write, and they … Continue reading

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Writer Wednesday: Writer Dreams

We all get those ideas that occur to us in the middle of the night as we’re rolling over, we reach for a pillow and poof – a story occurs to us.  Some of us continue to snuggle tight to … Continue reading

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Writer Wednesday – The Mystery of Flow

Ideas come easily to some writers, not so smoothly to others. There’s a little door to our writing mind which must always remain open and then things will flow in and out. it’s a frame of mind, to be open … Continue reading

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Writer Wednesday: Napccident’s Happen

Napccident: when a person rests their eyes and unintentionally falls asleep. The napccident may last anywhere from five minutes to two or more hours.   I read an article that stated mental and physical exhaustion are different and that those … Continue reading

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