Monthly Archives: June 2014

Writing, Day 19: Word Vomit

It’s less elegantly put than Writing 101 did, but yeah. Like this: Today is a free writing day. Write at least four-hundred words, and once you start typing, don’t stop. No self-editing, no trash-talking, and no second guessing: just go. … Continue reading

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Mrs. Pauley: Writing 101, Day 18

There’s nothing going on today. Just sitting on the steps, being bored. Watching the house across the street where old Mrs. Pauley lives. Old, crazy as hell, and mean Mrs. Pauley. She used to have a husband, I hear she … Continue reading

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Writing 101: Happy Birthday Dinner

Sorry I’ve been out for a while. There were 2 exams and other things that got in the way. Anyhow, today’s assignment is this: Tell us about your favorite childhood meal — the one that was always a treat, that … Continue reading

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Writing 101: Be Brief

“I like you. But just as a friend.” My heart broke for both of them. I set it on the bench at the park – there was no name, nobody to send it to.

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Losing a Baby, Gaining a Teenager

Last night was A’s 6th grade continuation. Some schools make a big deal out of it, some don’t. Ours went all out, pretty much like everything else they’ve done. For the past three days, it’s been busy. A make-up Field … Continue reading

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3 Songs: Writing 101

Today’s assignment: write about 3 of your favorite songs. Kind of a paraphrase of this. I love music, and there are a lot of songs, both with and without words, that are important to me. Here are the 3 off … Continue reading

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Where I’d Like to Be

I’ve decided to give WordPress’ Writing 101 a try this month. Mostly to get back into the habit of writing at least 5 times a week, if I can. Today’s assignment goes like this: Today, choose a place to which … Continue reading

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