How to Feel Like Writing Again

Great ideas! I will probably try a few in the next couple of weeks as I am really struggling with motivation right now and I have a ton of projects started.

A Writer's Path

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We’ve all felt it at one time or another. The story loses its shine and you’re left with a half-completed story. Why does this happen, and how do you continue?

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“You’re driving.” – Connect the Dots, A Daily Post Writing Prompt

In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “Connect the Dots.”

Open your nearest book to page 82. Take the third full sentence on the page, and work it into a post somehow.

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The nearest book to me at the time I read the prompt was my High School daughter’s pleasure read, “The Naturals” by Jennifer Lynn Barnes. A book she has been trying to talk me into reading.

However, the real story behind this post is my daughter and the words “You’re driving.” She is one of those teens that loves to be driven around. She has no desire to drive. She has even so far confessed that she wants to move to a big city like New York or Chicago so she doesn’t have to drive and she can take the bus.

The irony is she just got her driver’s license Monday. And today, I told her, “You’re driving.” Now, her book is mocking me. Maybe I should read the book.

Indirect Light – Daily Post’s Weekly Photo Challenge: Shadows

In response to The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “Shadowed.”

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Took this picture of the shadow cast by the sun shining through my parent’s lead glass window in their front door. The only alteration was the addition of my blog information.  – December 2011

DogPile and other business

I am sorry about taking such a long break. The last couple of weeks of December has been rough for me and my family. I was sick  in bed with the flu for a week. On Christmas day, one family member and a close family friend passed away. During the month of December, I have been dealing with the situation that is the inspiration for the poem below:dogpile wunboxingkim