My sister sent me this link. I can just imagine the frustration and then determination of this young man to write letters to his family and friends.
I would hurl words into this darkness and wait for an echo, and if an echo sounded, no matter how faintly, I would send other words to tell, to march, to fight, to create a sense of hunger for life Continue reading A Hunger for Life
“Procrastination is, hands down, our favorite form of self-sabotage.” Alyce P. Cornyn-Selby My nemesis has always been procrastination, I could get my work done early, do a little every day, until the due date where I hand it in calmly, Continue reading Self-sabotage?
I celebrate myself, and what I assume you shall assume, For every atom belonging to me as good belongs to you. I loafe and invite my soul, I lean and loafe at my ease… observing a spear of summer grass.Walt Continue reading If Whitman Listened to His Critics…
One of the books I “found” when I cleaned out my office was this one. You know you have too many books when you have no recollection of either buying the book or cracking its spine. I haven’t read it Continue reading Pencil Dancing
CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS LiteraryMary, journal of the beautiful, unusual and eclectic, will be publishing our first ever print issue in January of 2009, in celebration of the second anniversary of our steadily growing website of the same name. We are Continue reading Call for Submissions
I love being a writer. What I can’t stand is the paperwork. ~Peter De Vries One week left to my fourth packet of work, which means a lot of computer time this week getting caught up. Every new packet I Continue reading Oh the paperwork…
I just started Part Three in Ariel Gore’s book, Publish Before You’re Ready. I’m loving this little writing craft book, it’s funny, irreverent and there are real world examples of how not to wait until “you’re ready to be published”. Continue reading Publish Before You’re Ready
There are thousands of thoughts lying within a man that he does not know till he takes up the pen and writes. ~William Makepeace Thackeray A hail storm yesterday and last night did quite a bit of damage to the Continue reading Thousands of Thoughts