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Word Power Away!


With the younger grandkids here this week, I am getting a mega-dose of children’s programing.  Super Readers, Word Girl, and Build-a-Word, among others, teach children about the wonder of words.  Both children (2 and 4) have eyes glued to the set and try to participate when it’s called for.  The power of words.  If this were my other blog, …

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Originally posted on Lee Fullbright's Room:
Crime writer Patricia Cornwell (of the best-selling Scarpetta series) said in a recent interview that writing is hard work; that “it isn’t just sitting around fantasizing, or having a drink with somebody and talking about how cool it would be if you write a story. It’s work.”(italics mine, because…

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Glitches


Having some problems with posting on here, but I think everything is resolved. I will be back soon. Angie aka Gram and Imma.

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What challenges your writing?


“I couldn’t write a novel sitting in a car but I could write short stories.  The advantage to this is because with a short story you write fragments.  In a couple of weeks you have a story and then you do some more.  If you really want to do something you do it in the …

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Originally posted on moniquerockliffe:
Just about every country has a different way of making tea and just about every person has a different approach to making starting a new story. Coming from a job (dance) that requires visualisation only and not the spoken or written word (unless you’re a repetiteur, a person who records choreography…

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Originally posted on Simply Charming:
He who works with his hands is a laborer. He who works with his hands and his head is a craftsman. He who works with his hands, his head and his heart is an artist. ~Saint Francis of Assisi You are God‘s masterpiece in the making . . . how…

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Update – where is ya woman???


This is a repeat of what I wrote on my other blog.  If you haven’t read it yet, continue:) In case any of you think I have dropped out of the blogosphere, I have not. I am still going back and forth to my dad’s (2 1/2 hours away). Add to that: 1. My husband …

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Originally posted on Elizabeth's Ramblings:
The Muse? Who is the Muse? Where does she come from? What does she want? Me: “Muse, who are you!” Muse: “Why do you want to know?” Me: “Cause you are driving me nuts with your coming and going without a bye or leave!” Muse: “I’m your helper.” Me:…

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Don’t stop being you!


I think it hurt my performance because I stopped being me. That won’t ever happen again. Christopher Darden Read more at http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/quotes/c/christophe266068.html#XgcZIJveFGOYFzRL.99 Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, but when it goes to far, it will kill your writing. We readers come to you for your writing. If we want to read someone else, …

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What lurks within


This week, cruising through various blog posts, we discovered the 100 Word Challenge for Grown Ups — Week *35 and Gram decided to accept the challenge.  If you would like to join her, click on the link above.  As you know if you follow this blog, poetry is difficult for Gram, but she has chosen to give …

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