Category Archives: Writing

Written on Aug, 29, 2013 by in , | Leave a comment

My son, Liam, who just turned ten not long ago, insists that he is not creative whatsoever and cannot possibly write a work of fiction. In fact, there were some tears when I made the request. Yet, when I left him and his sister alone this evening for a few minutes evening I came back to find them writing, using …

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Written on May, 20, 2013 by in , | 2 Comments.

SEVEN C’S by LIAM We must sail the seven C’s. Seven C’s we must sail. Seven C’s C every other C. C1! The C of certain T’s C2! The C of several U’s C3! The C of many B’s C4! The C of the doors We have sailed 4 C’s, and 3 C’s must we sail. We must sail the …

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Written on Nov, 04, 2011 by in | Leave a comment
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Yes, I announce this every year, and no, I have never written a 50 000 word novel (at least not for NaNoWriMo) but I can’t help spreading the excitement of possibility that comes with National Novel Writing Month. I have a few more friends joining me this year so I am looking forward to seeing how it goes for them …

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Written on Aug, 20, 2011 by in , | 3 Comments.

It’s always interesting to learn why other’s started to blog. It’s also important from time to time to go back on one’s own blog to see what direction you started with and if you’ve stayed true to the purpose of your blog, and if not, are you happy with the direction that your blog took instead. For these reasons, I’m …

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Written on Jul, 28, 2011 by in , , | Leave a comment

I’ve been moaning and groaning about not having any inspiration to write. Nothing worth mentioning happens. Everything has been written before. You know? What’s the point? Well, way back eons ago I starting this blog so I could write so taking the bull by the horns again, I’m just jumping in. Looking for inspiration I found Creative Writing Prompts for …

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Written on Jun, 25, 2010 by in , | 1 Comment.

or maybe I’ve halfway moved. I’ve tried, I’ve really, REALLY tried to fall in love with blogger. I’ve fooled around with the appearance of my blog over there for HOURS each evening but when I started dreaming about my blog and then loosing sleep over it, I decided that something had to give. I hopped back over here last night …

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Written on Dec, 31, 2009 by in | Leave a comment

Well, I tried National Novel Writing Month back in November and didn’t make it so far. I started late and got 10 000 words into my novel and then decided it was WAY too intellectual so I scraped it and made it another 10 000 words into a second, much more fun, idea. Close to 20 000 words…not bad but …

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Written on Dec, 31, 2009 by in | Leave a comment

Well, I tried National Novel Writing Month back in November and didn’t make it so far. I started late and got 10 000 words into my novel and then decided it was WAY too intellectual so I scraped it and made it another 10 000 words into a second, much more fun, idea. Close to 20 000 words…not bad but …

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Written on Dec, 31, 2009 by in | Leave a comment

Well, I tried National Novel Writing Month back in November and didn’t make it so far. I started late and got 10 000 words into my novel and then decided it was WAY too intellectual so I scraped it and made it another 10 000 words into a second, much more fun, idea. Close to 20 000 words…not bad but …

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Written on Nov, 06, 2009 by in | Leave a comment

Well, through my circle of homeschooling friends I’ve finally heard of NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month). As an aspiring writer, one might have thought I’d have heard of this sooner. No, not I. I’ve been blissfully unaware of anything that could actually challenge me to get out there and write. However, once I did find about about this annual challenge …

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