Monthly Archives: October 2015

Learning the Craft

My writing group is becoming increasingly helpful. It’s scary to submit one’s work, yes. But if you don’t, how will you know if you’re improving? And if you don’t belong to a group and you aren’t taking classes, how are … Continue reading

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Write On!

Does it bother me that no one reads these blogs except for Laura Lilly? Not really. I’d love it, of course, if more people read and commented on my posts, but developing a readership wasn’t my primary intention for creating … Continue reading

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Chocolate Truffles or Chocolate Covered Cherries?

It could have been the dark chocolate truffles or chocolate covered cherries. Or maybe it was the Rice Krispy treats that Kathryn brought. Whatever the reason, our writing group was super energetic, almost wired, last night. The meeting wasn’t about … Continue reading

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Rainy Days and Mondays

We’ve had quite the deluge here in South Carolina. Some people were hit much harder than others. Here on Brook Drive, we have water, power, dry floors, and reasonably clear streets. We have food too, and I’ve been practicing my … Continue reading

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