Seize the moment…

So it’s like this. My friend from NY sent me a quick email telling me a classmate of ours from junior high had passed away…a year ago. M was always a pretty happy-go-lucky guy and he was the same way as we went facemark-to-facemask in a junior college football game Read more…

Let your mind wander

I’ve been reading The Wander Society by Keri Smith. And it got me to thinking about the wandering mind. Here’s an interesting post on one writer’s research into and use of that valuable resource. Why Writers Should Let Their Minds Wander Which led to this fun foray of my own. Read more…

Writers, raise your voice!

A few valuable posts on author’s voice… Reclaiming My Writer’s Voice by Kay Bolden My favorite lines from the post: The keyboard and the screen made it far too easy to distance myself from my words. To sink into sales mode or trope mode or campaign mode. When I write Read more…

Embrace your amateurism…

Okay, so I’m cheating. But this message resonates with both my wordinventions brain and my creative reinvention brain, so this post, and a few others upcoming, will be doing double-duty. Go out and be an amateur!

Ten Writing Prompts for February 12

This was the moment I had waited for…I marched into his office. “Yes, I know what you mean. I threw a fit yesterday about the same thing…” “Hello? This is Vegas Vacations. Have you heard about our latest deal?” “Whatever you do, don’t take a side.” “Chain your attack dogs, Read more…