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Tagged With: reading

Strolling for 4/26/17: FINDING COOL STUFF ALONG THE CURB

We used to find stuff as we walked.  Pennies.  Marbles.  Broken yo-yos.  Old newspapers.  Chipped golf balls.  You get the idea.  Pour yourself a refill and walk with me . . . Writers’ minds rarely rest.  They’re too uber-occupied by wresting phrases.  Or wrestling with preppy-sitions.  I’m forever finding stuff, dutifully noted in one or … Continue reading »

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100-Word Stroll, 4/17/17: “EXCUSE ME, BUT . . .”

You’ve noticed “100-Word Strolls” are rarely ever 100 words.  Good.  Grab your joe and walk with me . . . The 100-Word part is to remind me:  writers overflow with words.  Readers take one look at that little “673 more words” on a Facebook post, and go, “Um–maybe later.”  You and I know “Maybe later” … Continue reading »

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100-Word Strolls for 8/26/16: OH, SO ‘THIS’ IS WHAT THE INSIDE OF A WRITER’S MIND LOOKS LIKE

To write something you have to risk making a fool of yourself. – Anne Rice THOSE WHO TELL THE STORIES RULE SOCIETY. – Plato Once writing has become your major vice and greatest pleasure only death can stop it. ~ Ernest Hemingway The thing you are most afraid to write. Write that. ~ Advice to … Continue reading »

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QTMs for 10/2/15: WHAT A DIFFERENCE EACH NEW 24 MAKES

The marginalia of your life defines you better than the headlines. Marginalia.  All those little highlighted phrases?  Notes jotted down in the margins of your Earth Science text from college?  Favorite nicknames with arrows in your school yearbooks?  Words you underlined because you wanted to remember to Google? Marginalia.  Thoughts that came to you while … Continue reading »

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