Category Archives: writing

what it’s like when writing at home with my cat.

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2001.

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what began as post #1 in may of 2012

has led to post #2001 today.

thank you to all who

view, read, comment, chat, post, and share.

i appreciate each and every one of you

even in those far away countries

where i may have only 1 loyal reader

you have all offered me

great support

much food for thought

inspiration

and most of all

wonderful human connections.

 here’s to the next 2001.

“i think statistics go in one ear and out the other.

all of us respond to stories more than numbers.”

-koren zailckas

 

 

 

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low comma, high drama.

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September 24th: National Punctuation Day

* “A celebration of the lowly comma, correctly used quotation marks,

and other proper uses of periods, semicolons, and the ever-mysterious ellipsis.”

National Punctuation Day gives you the opportunity

to dress up your sentences with all kinds of context and accentuation!

Or, take the day to remind yourself what a semicolon actually does.

 

‘i’m tired of wasting letters when punctuation will do, period.’

-steve martin

 

*(i may not be qualified to celebrate this holiday,

as i endlessly abuse this system of grammatical organization.)

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the creation of a thousand forests is in one acorn. – ralph waldo emerson

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today is the day. 

my blog has grown

from one acorn of one word

into a forest of 1000 posts of all colors.

i am humbled

and thankful

for all of you 

who have taken 

the time 

to

read

like

comment

share ideas

be featured

ask questions

and

offer your kind thoughts to me.

it has meant all the difference.

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‘you can make anything by writing.’ – c.s. lewis

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what’s that little table for, peaches?

it’s where i like to write sometimes.

when?

when it’s quiet in the morning.

can we do it too?

yes, let’s have a writer’s workshop.

when?

right now.

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how long can we write?

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for as long as you like,

and i hope that you’ll write forever. 

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“you should never, never doubt something that no one is sure of.” ― roald dahl

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12042841_10153187486406173_2213105574558615294_n“i understand what you’re saying, and your comments are valuable, but I’m gonna ignore your advice.”
― roald dahl – fantastic mr. fox
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Roald Dahl was a British novelist, short story writer, poet, screenwriter, and fighter pilot.Born in Wales to Norwegian parents, Dahl served in the Royal Air Force during World War II, in which he became a flying ace and intelligence officer, rising to the rank of acting wing commander. He rose to prominence in the 1940s with works for both children and adults and became one of the world’s best-selling authors. He has been referred to as “one of the greatest storytellers for children of the 20th century”. Among his awards for contribution to literature, he received the World Fantasy Award for Life Achievement in 1983, and Children’s Author of the Year from the British Book Awards in 1990. In 2008 The Times placed Dahl 16th on its list of “The 50 greatest British writers since 1945.”

“a little magic can take you a long way.”
― roald dahl

credits: roalddahl.com, npr.com, fantastic mr. fox, charlie and the chocolate factory