Category Archives: Daily Post Writing Prompt

Perfect Day Off

In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “Sparkling or Still.” Depending on when my day off happens, my ideal plan varies a bit, but it generally involves making something.  One of my favorite ideal days is as follows: Sleep … Continue reading

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Book Snobbish, Tension Edition

My husband teases me about books.  The other day, after I read Ken Follet’s Pillars of the Earth, he said, “I think that’s the first book I’ve ever seen you read to the end.”  While it was an exaggeration, there’s … Continue reading

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A Bookish Choice – To Sell Out, or Not To Sell Out?

Today’s Daily Prompt made me chuckle: A literary-minded witch gives you a choice: with a flick of the wand, you can become either an obscure novelist whose work will be admired and studied by a select few for decades, or … Continue reading

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I’m Not to My Ideal Age Yet

A group of us from my undergraduate cohort used to go on camping trips in the summer and one year, I remember sitting around the campfire and someone asked the question, “If you could be one age for the rest … Continue reading

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Hazelnut Coffee Will Always Remind Me of 7th Grade and Books

In my writers group, we’ve had many conversations about all the aspects of telling a vivid story.  One of the keys is sensory description, and many writers under-utilize the sense of smell.  It’s a powerful tool, though, as scent is … Continue reading

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