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Ten minutes to write. Less time to read.
For the uninitiated, it’s National Novel Writing Month, an annual event among writers and wannabees that’s about writing a 50,000 word novel in thirty days. The math works out to 1,666 words per day.
I’ve done this project twice, once
… finish reading It’s NaNoWriMo Once Again
Today the local monthly book club I belong to was held at my home. Only it wasn’t “Book Club” this time. It was “Poetry Club.”
I love poetry, possibly more than the general public does. The oldest book I own
… finish reading Poetry
I’ve kept this email in my inbox since June of 2014. It’s a link to an article titled “14 Brilliant Pieces of Literature You Can Read in the Time It Takes to Eat Lunch.”
Isn’t that a wonderful way to
… finish reading Literature
I’m clear that the prefix ‘pre’ indicates something that goes before something else. For instance, a pre-nup is an agreement between two parties that is signed before the nuptial day. Pre-meditated murder is one that is planned in advance. Pre-existing
… finish reading Pre
Today I had a few of my fifteen minutes of fame, as I was interviewed online by Women on Writing for having been a finalist in a flash fiction contest earlier in the year.
Rather than blogging about it, I’m
… finish reading Interview
I’m working with an illustrator in New York City to create a children’s book. It’s about a young boy, Philip, who feels threatened when his younger sister, Phoebe, shows up on the scene.
I wrote this story years ago, but
… finish reading Words for ‘Silly’
I’m back. Back from a summer’s hiatus. And back with renewed purpose.
Doesn’t that sound lofty? As if I were revving my engine and ready to start the next race.
In one sense it’s true. I did rev my engine
… finish reading Back in Real Time
After thirty-three years as a late night TV host, tonight is David Letterman’s last show. I’ve never watched late night television, but he must have been good to last that long. He must have had great personal endurance as well.
… finish reading Signing Off . . . for Now
She wanted to be a journalist when she grew up. And the truth is that while she was denied a long life, her journalistic skills have been heard around the world.
The Diary of Anne Frank details her life in
… finish reading Anne Frank