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Once Upon a Time... Writing Exercise

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The writing exercise today in our telephone creative writing group is –

Once Upon a Time…

The idea is to write a story in which the normal rules of the world are changed slightly. 208 more words

Creative Writing Exercise

Salman Rushdie - The Satanic Verses (1988)

‘Grand passion,’ she could hear her mother behind her back announcing loudly to the room at large. ‘The gift of tongues; means a girl can babble out any blasted thing.’


The wound

that mark…which grew inside of me, outside of me
is gone now
cutted off forever

tears pouring down on my cheeks
pain in chest
needle going deeper… 82 more words


Other Friends

As usual that morning a gaunt woman in a tattered trench coat and hood emerged from the blackberry bushes down by the waterfront. This was how she lived. 1,206 more words


Americana Imaginarium (The Wolf Fables Volume One)

The madness subdued to a feeble gurgle, allowing the moment to peek in. Eating sacred mushrooms in the woods, hiding from the frenzied lust of corrupt masters… he slept at the base of a rotting redwood whose bleeding hearth provided solace while the worms and the carrion became eternal. 482 more words

Eco Poetry

Salman Rushdie - The Satanic Verses (1988)

‘Everest silences you,’ she confessed to Gibreel Farishta in a bed above which parachute silk formed a canopy of hollow Himalayas. ‘When you come down, nothing seems worth saying, nothing at all.

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13 ~ The Green Man by Michael Bedard


As a children’s/young adult book, I was not sure what to expect by The Green Man but I was pleasantly surprised and entertained. I would have no problem recommending this book for ages 10+ and I would consider it a safe and clean story (my opinion). 144 more words