Monday Morning Pages – Routine

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Routine is habit’s little sister, the one that doesn’t get all the press. It’s the small, daily activities that we do that either give us peace or create chaos. In many ways, our routine can make or break us. Is it our routine to get up early and putter around the house, maybe do some journaling or chores? Or is it our routine to hit the “snooze” button until the last po...
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Throwback Thursday – Suffering from amnesia / a talking dog / refused to leave the bathtub.

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  Introduction:  I love writing from writing prompts.  Over the years, I've amassed a collection of story bits from various prompt circles and exercises.  A particularly fun one to play with is called The Amazing Story Generator.  You pick three pieces at random and write a story based on what comes up.   Writing Prompt: Suffering from amnesia A talking dog ...
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Saturday Shorts – Writing Prompts

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Writing prompts are a lot of fun to play with, but I do get questions about them:  "How do they work?"A prompt is just something that spurs your imagination.  It could be anything from "write about what you had for dinner last night," to elaborate frameworks onto which you can put a story:  "after dinner one night, a man ran outside in his pajamas and shouted, .....
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