Monthly Archives: October 2016

Queen Victoria’s Brooch

    “What do those men want, William?” Anne whispered. William and Anne were crouched in the bushes at the base of the arch bridge. Three men had attacked them about a mile away, grabbing Anne’s sweater, but they had

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Song Lyric Sunday – The Moody Blues

The theme this week for Song Lyric Sunday is “scary.” On the surface, you may not seem why a song called “Forever Autumn” by The Moody Blues could be considered scary. Oh, not scary in the traditional sense of the

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#weekendcoffeeshare 10/29/2016

Good morning, everyone! It’s good to see you this Saturday morning. Won’t you please come in and join me for coffee. I also have tea for my fellow tea lovers. You can choose from regular or decaf coffee. I can

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#SoCS – Oct. 29/16

Sometimes I struggle with stream of consciousness writing. I have stuff in my head that is private and must remain private even though it would be cathartic to speak about it. I also have stuff in my head that I

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Calling All Fiction Writers!

It’s NaNoWriMo Month starting November 1. For those of you not familiar with NaNoWriMo, it means National Novel Writing Month. It you join the NaNoWriMo movement, you will be committing to writing that novel you want to write and writing

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Smoke Gets in Your Eyes

Do you believe in magic in love? That is what “smoke” refers to in the old Platters song, actually recorded in 1933. There is discussion about that interpretation, of course. But, smoke getting in your eyes, in a love song,

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Posted in Non-fiction

Collaborative Horror Story

This collaborative horror story is in response to a challenge issued by Chuck Wendig at his blogsite, Terrible Minds.┬áThe authors cited below wrote parts 1 and 2 and I wrote part 3. Thanks to Chuck and the other authors!  

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A Dr. Seuss Quote

A quote to end the weekend: You know you’re in love when you don’t want to fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams. – Dr. Seuss Love and light to everyone. I hope you’ve all felt like

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Horror Collaboration: The Dark Fairy

Chuck Wendig of the blogsite, Terrible Minds, sponsored a horror story collaboration as a writing challenge over the last three weeks. I wrote the first part of a story called The Dark Fairy and two other excellent writers wrote Parts 2

Posted in Fiction, Horror, Uncategorized

#weekendcoffeeshare 10/22/2016

If we were having coffee today, I would be so excited to see all of you! I would want to know what is happening in each and every one of your lives. I feel like I’m getting to know so

Posted in Lifestyle, Uncategorized, weekendcoffeeshare, Writing
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