Monthly Archives: February 2014

An Ending

Somewhere under the rug, or maybe hiding in the sofa cushions, or maybe swirling down the drain, or buried in the pile of shoes in the closet … I found the ending to Northville Five & Dime.  This story that … Continue reading

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Writing for an Audience

As with most writing “rules,” there are probably about as many opinions about whether you should write for an audience as there are members of that audience.  When you’re writing college essays or work assignments or a letter to the … Continue reading

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Spaces After the Period

Here is the finished product, with an ending I wasn’t planning on until a day or two ago.    This began as my effort for the February Seven Day Story Challenge over at We Drink Because We’re Poets.  After four days, … Continue reading

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Writing Habits

A friend and co-worker asked me at the beginning of the week if I had ever read The Giver.  I hadn’t.  Although both of my boys had to read it for school and I generally try to read what they’re … Continue reading

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February Seven Day Story — Day Four

Today’s word was … handcrafted Spaces After the Period When we first met I wasn’t so impressed.  I had always gone for the prototypical bad boy.  Tattoos and wild hair, leather jackets and a Harley, nonchalance and indifference.  I hardly … Continue reading

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February Seven Day Story — Day Three

Today’s word was … shipwreck.   Spaces After the Period When we first met I wasn’t so impressed.  I had always gone for the prototypical bad boy.  Tattoos and wild hair, leather jackets and a Harley, nonchalance and indifference.  I … Continue reading

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February Seven Day Story Challenge — Day Two

The first day required the use of “initial.”   Today’s word is “misfortune.” In prior iterations of this challenge, I have stuck with writing about 150-175 words per day. So far this time, I wrote 380 words the first day … Continue reading

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