I just got my Mac back from the computer hospital after his power supply died three weeks ago. Because I didn’t have my computer in my office writing space I didn’t feel much like writing. I tried writing longhand in my notebook, using the company laptop at home and in various coffee shops around town… Continue reading My Mac is Back: Finding Your Writing Space
Fill your paper with the breathings of your heart. William Wordsworth I went to bed much earlier than usual last night so at 5:30 this morning I was up at the computer and ready to write. I woke up with many memories of childhood, it wasn’t a dream just flashes of memory from when I… Continue reading The breath of your heart
too many things to do…sometimes poetry and writing take a back seat. I hope to have a new post by Saturday! Keep writing! Lovingly, The Writing Nag
I got up and went to the gym early today so as soon as I’m off work I’ll be back with a post I’ve been working on. Living Social has a 50% off Gift Card to Amazon today. Save $10 on a $20 gift card. check out your city!
I just received my membership card for 2011 and read in the accompanying letter that Poets.org receives approximately 1 million visits each month. It’s often said that only poets read poetry but I think that more people are reading and discovering poetry thanks to local and national events surrounding National Poetry Month in April. For… Continue reading Academy of American Poets
My post today is a guest post at Tainted Tea. Horror writers look for links on the blog to the Tainted Tea ezine and submit your work!
The Poet’s Trade by Amy Lowell No one expects a man to make a chair without first learning how, but there is a popular impression that the poet is born, not made, and that his verses burst from his overflowing heart of themselves. As a matter of fact, the poet must learn his trade in… Continue reading The Poet’s Trade
This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of TABASCO® Original Red. All opinions are 100% mine. One of the food gifts I received this year was Split Pea soup mix layered in a glass Mason jar. The lid was tied with raffia and a miniature bottle of TABASCO® Original Red. I know from… Continue reading Original Red-An American Classic
Sunday 27th December 1801 A fine soft beautiful, mild day with gleams of sunshine. I lay in bed till 12 o clock, Mr Clarkson’s man came, we wrote to him…Dorothy Wordsworth The Grasmere Journals I’ve kept a journal for more than 20 years. Some entries read like Wordsworth’s, simple observations of the weather and the… Continue reading A fine soft beautiful day
“The merry year is born Like the bright berry from the naked thorn.” Hartley Coleridge Happy New Year! Welcome 2011! Although I love New Year’s Day I’m not a fan of New Year’s Eve so promptly after I watched the ball drop in New York City I fell asleep; two hours before Colorado said Happy… Continue reading Welcome 2011!