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"What Will Your Verse Be?"

O Me! O Life!

By Walt Whitman

Oh me! Oh life! of the questions of these recurring,

Of the endless trains of the faithless, of cities fill’d with the foolish,

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Robin Williams

Ugh, no bueno....

Ever have that feeling where no matter what you do, you can’t seem to get out of your own way?

(Muse: As helpless as a newborn kitten without being as cute?) 89 more words

Bogged down

I’m in the midst of wrapping up the school year while trying to make a good start on a new novel. My summer goal is to have a complete first draft by the time the new school year starts. 286 more words

Musings On Writing

Let Us Speak Again Of Dark And Sad Things

“Write hard and clear about what hurts” -Ernest Hemingway

I am guilty of ruining my characters’ lives.

Okay, maybe that’s going a bit far; most of my characters end up with relatively satisfying endings. 856 more words


I got stuck writing, so I traveled, took some pictures, and made this post.

So I’ve been working on this one chapter for weeks now.  I got this great idea, which I am not going to give up on, but the execution is killing me because I just can’t seem to get the tension between these two characters to peak the way I want it to.   94 more words

Musings On Writing

A to Z - Z!!! (WR)

It’s April again and that means it’s time for the A to Z challenge and this year, my theme for the A to Z Challenge is characters and narrators. 619 more words


Reasons I Can't Write Today...

1. I just got home from work. I need to unwind a bit. I’ll just go on Pinterest for a few minutes.

2. I need to eat dinner now. 373 more words