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Random Shuffle: A Song & A Poem

Monday night I clicked some random shuffle to life, and a few hours later I had a newborn poem. Love when that happens. [poem removed] It needs a title and a little con-crit. Y’all game? Come along then. And when you get … Continue reading

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Disconnected Phrases & Haunting Images: What Fills A Writer’s Notebook

Throughout the month of February, t.s. wright and I have been enjoying the Southeast Review’s Daily Writer’s Regimen. On Day Twenty-Two, Anne Valente’s Craft Talk, “Constellated Images” was featured. I will now share this with you. ANNE VALENTE “CONSTELLATED IMAGES” … Continue reading

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Things Are Not What They Seem: A Brief Writing Exercise

There are thirty-two ways to write a story, and I’ve used every one, but there is only one plot–things are not as they seem.  ~ Jim Thompson   I love this quote. While I can’t say that there are indeed … Continue reading

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… “when I write I’m merely a sensibility.”- Virginia Woolf

Reading through Woolf’s A Writer’s Diary, published by her husband, Leonard Woolf, can be likened to trying to put a 10,000 piece 3D puzzle together while blindfolded. And then, just when I’m hopelessly lost, her voice comes through with such … Continue reading

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From The Darker Side: Fangs and Fangirls

Not too long ago some friends invited Boyfriend and me to play a tabletop version of the role-playing game Vampire the Masquerade. I was fairly reluctant at first as I had heard of the Masquerade but never played. There are … Continue reading

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Hubris: Problem or Solution?

Odysseus doomed his entire crew to 10+ years of suffering and death trying to get home because he said that his victory at Troy was all about him and not about the gods. Personally, I think it’s a good thing … Continue reading

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Fight or Flight Reading List and Voting Poll

Good Monday to you all, We have a few responses on our call to write for the prompt Fight or Flight. Let’s jump in and see who tripped over the root in the path as the guy with the chainsaw … Continue reading

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