My friend Janice Fuller (a talented poet and playwright) has made a practice of asking people to write down words for her. She saves them and then, when she wants to be inspired, she draws a few words from her stash and thinks about the words themselves and the donors who provided them. So today I decided […]
I saw the photo below (from the upcoming Tom Hiddleston movie Crimson Peak) on Tumblr earlier this week.
I can’t express how much this image makes me want to write a gothic Victorian romance.
If you’re interested, there’s the original post, which has the full-size photo plus some additional images. I […]
So, I’m weighing a decision at this point: do I continue creating and sharing a weekly writing prompt?
On New Year’s Day, I had pretty much decided to discontinue it, at least as a weekly feature. I feel like I want to do more than that with this space; I’d like to mix in more […]
It’s almost Christmas — and in the spirit of the season, this week I invite you to write about a little (or big) miracle. Write about a happy coincidence or fortunate accident. Write about a character extending a hand to help another and having that gesture come back to enrich his or her life in […]
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