Tag Archives: Nonfiction

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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So … It’s That Time Of Year Again: Help Me Make Lists

No, I’m not broaching the topic of Resolutions. Not exactly. When first I peeked into WordPress, I did so with the intention of finding a site capable of hosting all my writerly blatherings. I love poetry, dabble in fiction, and … Continue reading

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December Tales Week Two Results

Good morning, Flames! We are having an unseasonable holiday season down here in South Florida. We’ve had a day or two in the upper sixties (which was soooo nice), but this week they are predicting mid-eighties. I guess there won’t … Continue reading

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The Importance of Place — Geographical & Emotional

Living in the present can be difficult. The past tugs at our coattails, the future is a glimpse around a shadowy corner just ahead — it’s far too easy to get distracted imagining if the two will resemble one another. … Continue reading

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November Reading List: Arrivals

Happy NaNoWriMo to those who are crunching the last few words into their 50k. I know our very own cedarwolfsinger surpassed her goal this month; I hope you did too. Arrivals only had one entry submitted so there will be no … Continue reading

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