Category Archives: Failure fear

A children’s piece, this time

So it seems like I am spending most of my free time on my writing classes. Yes, classes, plural. I signed up for a second one, this one focused on writing for children. No, I don’t know what I want … Continue reading

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An unwelcome visitor

It’s time for another fiction post. My latest assignment was to write a scene with two characters who are in some kind of conflict with each other. Here you go. Feedback appreciated! ____ Janet answered the door wearing pajamas and … Continue reading

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I’m ba-aack!

Focusing on my fiction class has kept me away from blogging. Strangely, despite not having posted for more than a week, my stats went crazy a couple of days ago. Ok, they tripled, which, considering my usual stats, isn’t really … Continue reading

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Personal growth and chocolate

The smile experiment was a success, sort of. I had to remind myself to greet strangers at first but it gradually became habit. Most people smiled right back, which was quite nice. Others kept their eyes downcast even when I said hello. … Continue reading

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100 Word Challenge for Grownups – Week #28

This week’s 100 Word Challenge for Grownups is to write a short piece including the phrase “…you bought her what…” ___ “You bought her what all the tutors think she’ll like, but she doesn’t need toys or sweets. Taika conjures playthings from … Continue reading

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100 Word Challenge for Grownups

Julia over at Julia’s Place posts a weekly writing prompt, asking all comers to post responses of 100 words or fewer (not counting the words from the prompt). I’m taking the challenge this week, Julia! This week’s challenge is  to write a piece … Continue reading

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Probably not the last time I’ll envy Dumbledore

I spent most of last week prepping for a new online workshop I taught on Friday. I always get nervous giving a new workshop, mostly because of a complete lack of faith in my ability to think on my feet. … Continue reading

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