I find it difficult to believe that Oprah had another author on her show that wrote a memoir that is completely untrue. The James Frey memoir fraud was a huge story, couldn’t someone have done some checking. Oprah, I am available to check sources for you. I heard yesterday it took about a week for… Continue reading Angel at the fence fraud
Auld Lang SyneRobert Burns Should auld acquaintance be forgot,and never brought to mind?Should auld acquaintance be forgotand days of auld lang syne? For auld lang syne, my dear,For auld lang syne,We’ll take a cup o’ kindness yetFor auld lang syne We twa hae run aboot the braesAnd pou’d the gowans fine;we’ve wander’d mony a weary… Continue reading Another year of Auld Lang Syne
A prose writer gets tired of writing prose, and wants to be a poet. So he begins every line with a capital letter, and keeps on writing prose. ~Samuel McChord Crothers, “Every Man’s Natural Desire to Be Somebody Else” The Dame School of Experience, 1920 Sometimes it’s hard for me to decide what I want… Continue reading What do you want to be?
I’m really looking forward to this movie!
“New Year’s eve is like every other night; there is no pause in the march of the universe, no breathless moment of silence among created things that the passage of another twelve months may be noted; and yet no man has quite the same thoughts this evening that come with the coming of darkness on… Continue reading Lentils for a prosperous New Year’s Day
We will open the book. Its pages are blank. We are going to put words on them ourselves. The book is called “Opportunity” and its first chapter is New Year’s Day. Edith Lovejoy Pierce I bought myself a calendar on Christmas Eve, I didn’t wait until the middle of January when they would be 50%… Continue reading My favorite Christmas gift
Happy, happy Christmas, that can win us back to the delusions of our childish days; that can recall to the old man the pleasures of his youth; that can transport the sailor and the traveller, thousands of miles away, back to his own fire-side and his quiet home! ~Charles Dickens, The Pickwick Papers, 1836 Our… Continue reading Happy, Happy Christmas!
WOOF Contest – Top 5 Picks: About Writing Writing Nag – “Stop Talking and Begin Doing” – Why write daily? Start today and be inspired by the creative people in your life. Includes collaborative poem. Kimota – “Resisting Extravagant Verbosity” – The arguments for clear writing and against pretension and long words. Fiction / Blog… Continue reading WOOF Winners!
Inaugural Woman Poet Chosen Will art and the written word be valued again in this country?Read Elizabeth Alexander’s poem Blues. or check out more work on her blog.Now get back to work!Lovingly,The Writing Nag
Ever since I wrote a dozen articles for ehow I’ve been hearing about Bukisa, from what I hear it pays better than other content writing sites, and there’s more opportunity to make money when you get others to join. I don’t have any content on there yet because I’m working on schoolwork but I’m curious… Continue reading New to me content writing site