Category Archives: Writing

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And so we meet again…

Marci Gras was yesterday. I didn’t celebrate appropriately. There wasn’t King’s cake. There weren’t beads. And I had a Reuben casserole instead of gumbo or jambalaya. So here we are on Ash Wednesday and I’m faced with another Lent. While … Continue reading

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Sam and Pete

So, I was reading a book on Isle Royale in Michigan and came across a reference. Apparently there was one resident who was quite colorful not only in his language but his use of other words to enhance those assorted … Continue reading

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Facts vs Alternative Facts

I have been a fan of alternative facts for years. Alternative universes, too. In other words, I love to read fiction. Pretty much any kind of fiction. But what of our alternative-Alternative facts section?  Who loves to read nonfiction? I … Continue reading

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Free Writing Workshops February 5th

Free workshops in downtown Glendale during the Chocolate Affaire. Saturday 10AM— Workshp: All the Feels: Teen Romance 101 TWILIGHT. ELEANOR AND PARK. THE FAULT IN OUR STARS. Young adult romance has come a long way since SWEET VALLEY HIGH. Today’s … Continue reading

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Things in Motion

We all know the law: Things in Motion tend to stay in motion, things at rest tend to stay at rest. But do you think it applies to people, too? © Francisco Leitão   I was reading an article in the … Continue reading

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A Writer is a Writer, Unless There’s a Course

I attended a workshop a few months ago and asked the expert on how to make money as an author. I was told to stop writing and start teaching. I think my brain got whiplash from such talk. Teachers don’t … Continue reading

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It’s a Cat’s Trophy

The hubbinator came home the other day to a horrible smell. Seems one cat caught something and shared it with the other four. Little piles of throw-up everywhere (in assorted colors, too). After cleaning up the mess, opening the windows … Continue reading

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