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A Quote

The other day, on arbitrarydustbunnies, I posted this quote as a stand alone entry: “The wind had blown off, leaving a loud, bright night, with wings beating in the trees and a persistent organ sound as the full bellows of the earth blew the frogs full of life.” The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald. […]

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How I Did It

The other day I posted about those pesky verbs that take the color out of telling a story.  I gave you all a prompt sentence to re-write and put color to:  While playing pool with friends, Mary thought about Jake . I’m sure everyone is still busy working on something awesome for this writing prompt […]

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Thought Verbs by; Chuck Palahniuk

Thought Verbs by; Chuck Palahniuk I found this post by way of another post via another post (amazing how these things work).  Chuck Palahniuk makes a challenge to fellow writers to drop certain words from their writing vocabulary and I, for one, am going to take him up on that challenge. Anyone care to join […]

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I’m Writing a Book….

It’s true.  I am still on the skeleton of the book, but I am writing it.  I have read hundreds and hundreds of books over the years (maybe even pushing that thousand plus mark), and I decided it was time.  At the end of every well written book I get that “post-book depression.”   I […]

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