A Cake of Portable Soup

A page of my journal is like a cake of portable soup. A little may be diffused into a considerable portion.James Boswell I continued with my journaling last semester. When you find something that works its hard to give it up, and I’m not saying that all writers should journal I just find it to… Continue reading A Cake of Portable Soup

Food for Thought

Nothing would be more tiresome than eating and drinking if God had not made them a pleasure as well as a necessity. Voltaire I just handed in my 1st packet of work which concentrated on food and poetry so I thought this quote was appropriate. And my semester continues… I came across A Food Lover’s… Continue reading Food for Thought

Take Up the Pen and Write

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 Because I’m supposed to be finishing up my work for school I am doing everything else instead…organizing my pens, paperclips and papers, surfing the Internet, checking in with Facebook and… Continue reading Take Up the Pen and Write

James N. Frey’s 10 Rules of Writing

James N. Frey, award-winning teacher, author and most noted for How to Write A Damn Good Novel! was the keynote speaker last night at the Pikes Peak Writer’s Annual Conference in Colorado Springs. A good choice. His speech was funny, honest, a little self-deprecating, but most of all inclusive. He welcomed all writers into the… Continue reading James N. Frey’s 10 Rules of Writing

Goblin Market

“Come buy our orchard fruits,Come buy, come buy:Apples and quinces,Lemons and oranges,Plump unpecked cherries-Melons and raspberries,Bloom-down-cheeked peaches,Swart-headed mulberries,Wild free-born cranberries,Crab-apples, dewberries,Pine-apples, blackberries,Apricots, strawberries–All ripe togetherIn summer weather–Morns that pass by,Fair eves that fly;Come buy, come buy;Our grapes fresh from the vine,Pomegranates full and fine,Dates and sharp bullaces,Rare pears and greengages,Damsons and bilberries,Taste them and try:Currants… Continue reading Goblin Market

WOOF Contest Winners

WOOF Contest – Top Picks Fiction Jena Isle – “Was Love Meant to Last Forever?” – Is there such a thing as eternal love? A story of love’s imperfections. About Writing Roy – “Getting back to poetry… my real reflection” – Rediscovering my love for poetry writing… Izzy Daniels – “Maximizing Your Writing Time: Ideas!… Continue reading WOOF Contest Winners