Tag Archives: Writing

For the Love of Coffee

I love coffee. I do live in the Pacific Northwest, after all, and coffee is a big deal here. But unlike many coffee snobs I know, my favorite is a simple cup of Yuban drip coffee with a splash of … Continue reading

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Never Too Late

I’m too old to write a book; too old to begin a new career in publishing and as an inspirational speaker. I should have pursued my dream years ago when I was young and still had a chance at success. … Continue reading

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Unseen Things — Other People’s Thoughts

The Poetics prompt at dVerse Poets Pub yesterday was to write about unseen things that nonetheless exist. My first thought was to write about angels or God, but that seemed too predictable for me. Then last night I was at … Continue reading

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A Very Meta Quadrille

In a time crunch such as happens many days I’m a little Quadrille and I’m here to say There’s always time for me I’m only forty-four words You can read me quick as a hummingbird You can write me though … Continue reading

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To Cross the Finish Line

Finish it! Polish the 58,000 words I’ve written into a complete, coherent, and compelling story. Not be distracted by blog posts or new poetry books that threaten procrastination of the goal. Not be paralyzed by doubt. Capitalize on the feedback … Continue reading

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Doubt Lies

I had a great idea for a blog post, and then another, and another. Did I write them down? No. Instead I listened to the voice in my head that said they weren’t worth writing. That voice is talking to … Continue reading

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Free Time

What do you do with your free time? I like to write with mine It’s quite sublime But free time is difficult to find when other add items to growing to-do lists Expectations and responsibilities Favors and reasonable requests The … Continue reading

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