Tag Archives: writing

Beyond the year of double-dog dares

I almost didn’t come back. After three months of ignoring the promise I made a year ago today, how do I have the nerve to show my face here? Here’s how. Even though my commitment to doing one brave thing … Continue reading

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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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Billy on the Street

The fabulous Jules at Go Guilty Pleasures has given me yet another reason to blow off my work: FuseTV’s “Funny or Die presents ‘Billy on the Street.’”  I watched every single clip on Funny or Die yesterday and laughed myself silly. … Continue reading

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Another TV addiction

Yesterday’s joy jolt came from lunch out with a friend I don’t get to see as often as I’d like. Nothing like Chinese food, a girly martini and great conversation to make me smile. I find I still hesitate to … Continue reading

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