Category Archives: WRITING

WRITING: 365 days a year

It won’t be more than mere practice, no eloquence finely honed and polished to perfection, but a flash piece each day to match–no not match, but inspired by–Carianne Mack Garside’s beautiful art. So here will be my offerings, starting with … Continue reading

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WRITING & REALITY?: A year back, a year forward

Gone are the days when a Photoshopped Happy New Year! greeting will do on a weblog this last day of the year. Everyone seems to be listing achievements, successes, plans for the year ahead that will be both a challenge … Continue reading

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WRITING: Subtlety vs. Huh?

I have a story up at 52/250 this week but I’ll place it here for easier reference: How I Came to Live in The Palm of His Hand I snuggle down between the deepest creases of it, between the heart … Continue reading

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WRITING: “Come Blow Your Horn”

I’m honored and thrilled to have been named as the winner of the 8th Glass Woman Prize and am deeply grateful to Beate Sigriddaughter for offering this chance to women writers to give voice to women everywhere. I’m saddened by … Continue reading

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WRITING & LITERATURE: I know, I know…

…there was a time when I was posting an average of 4 posts a day for years. Reading books one after another and sharing my reactions, even dropping the book to grab the laptop for a special phrase that just … Continue reading

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WRITING: 52/250 – A Writing Project

I’m done of course with the 100 Days Project now, but I’ve been involved since June with the 52/250 Project which is a group of 30 plus or minus writers, each of whom are producing a flash fiction or poem … Continue reading

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WRITING: and the requisite Reading

Again with the apologies for the lack of literary comment, but I have been reading, and reading, and reading. Really, that’s not just homage to Cormac McCarthy’s repetition style. It’s mostly flash fiction, short story, and poetry, and mostly in … Continue reading

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WRITING & 100 Days: Using Keyboard, Camera, and Software

While I was writing a story each day for the project, I was also taking pictures and using Photoshop to mold what I interpreted from the video prompts. So it’s not just writing that’s stopping for a breather after over … Continue reading

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WRITING ET AL: 100 Days Wrap-Up

Today was the 100th day of the 100 Days 2010 Project and it’s truly amazing how many people hung in there till the end or caught up. Out of the 40 plus that started, over half of them crossed the … Continue reading

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WRITING & HYPERTEXT: Getting in Deep

It’s Day #87 of the 100 Days Project. Day #16 of 24/7. And, Week #16 I believe of the 52/250 Challenge. So I’ve been writing my fanny off this summer. Meanwhile, I’m putting together an essay on Magical Realism using … Continue reading

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WRITING: Day #75 of 100 Days

So here we are at Day #75 of the 100 Days Project. I hate it when what I might consider a landmark day produces less than top quality output. I was thinking of waiting and marking off day #76, or … Continue reading

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WRITING: Revving the Engine

Well it’s Day #71 on 100 Days, and tomorrow will be Day #72. It will also be Day#1 of the 24/7 Challenge. Will I be able to keep up? What I’m going to try to do for the next three … Continue reading

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WRITING: It’s Becoming a Habit and a Study

I’m now very glad to be participating in this year’s 100 Days Project since I’m writing all different types of story. Today’s was magical realism and humor, and it’s not something that I normally would write. Though a couple have … Continue reading

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WRITING: Daily and now Weekly too!

Sometime last year something snapped in me and I started writing a lot. I mean, a real lot. After last summer’s 100 Days hypertext stories, I thought it’d be a long time before I wrote quite so prolifically again. But … Continue reading

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BLOGGING & WRITING: Time Flies

I haven’t been keeping up on the weblogs as I used to, but then, thank your lucky stars for Facebook and twitter so you don’t have to read my rants and feel the cosmic waves of my temper tantrums like … Continue reading

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