Tag Archives: #writer

Why Write? A Blog??

I discovered Pinterest a bunch of years ago when I only managed to “pin” a picture of a small bathroom makeover. I didn’t understand Pinterest. All I wanted to do was bookmark a web page, so I left Pinterest alone … Continue reading

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Why Write? Owning It

… “Everyday” is a hard thing to deal with. Finding the story inside everyday is art. Tiny details, big connection. Writing breathes life into creative crevices found everyday and everywhere. There is a story in every day. ~~~~~~  

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Why Brass? The Brass Whale

  Perhaps this post should have been my very first, an explanation of my blog’s namesake. Of course, it wasn’t the first–but no less important. The brass whale was there with me, when the time came to type in a … Continue reading

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Write Away: Character Insight

The ability to withstand the temptation to over-explain, over-describe, over-attribute—pretty much over do it–when presenting character insight is a tricky challenge. When I’m writing, I know if my character is sad, happy, mad, joyful, terrified, etc.–BUT I can’t just have her … Continue reading

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I Beg Your Pardon

  Life didn’t promise any of us a rose garden, but who decided a rose was the prettiest flower? … Blooms surround us. ~~~~~~  

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Remember When: Pinwheels Made the World Go Round

  Imagination wasn’t even a concept then, just a reality.   ~~~~~~  

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  I thought I could do it. Let my grey take over. (That I wasn’t that vain to deny.) Admittedly, I was curious. Silver locks amongst chestnut. Increasing strands of pure white. But, we’re talking about a girl who loved … Continue reading

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