Wind-Up Week 49: 100 Word Wednesday

Week 49 Thanks for stopping by for Week 49 of 100 Word Wednesdays! I initially chose this image as an introduction to the holiday travel season, but after editing mine {again!} to dwindle down to a mere 100 words, found I had to exclude the part about the man traveling for the holidays! Brevity: the reason I limit myself to 100 words {and I’ve heard … Continue reading Wind-Up Week 49: 100 Word Wednesday

First Class

Photo by John Luke Laube First Class Peering out the window, I overheard the flight attendant ask the man sitting next to me, “Sir? Sir?” As I turned my face towards him, his head fell over onto mine. Cold, lifeless, his tongue lolled out rougishly. The flight attendant froze. Though I’m sure he’d been coached on what to do when they lost a passenger mid-flight, … Continue reading First Class

100 Word Wednesday: Week 49

Photo by John Luke Laube Thank you for joining our awesome writing community who challenges themselves weekly as we weave together our 100 words! What 100 words would you give this image? Interested in joining us? Check out the guidelines below and ping back to be included in the Writing Wind-up! Let the writing begin! How to participate? A few guidelines as we begin…. Simply … Continue reading 100 Word Wednesday: Week 49

Beware the Sugar Cravings

Image Credit: Mert Guller “He wasn’t in it for the caffeine fix?” “Nah, man; he’s in it for the sugar.” “The sugar?” “Oh yeah, man. The sugar. That shit gets a grip of a fella and don’ let go. It be all like, taking over. Once you get a taste of it, daaaamn……” “So what you’re saying is the rat,” “Mouse.” “Mouse?” “Mouse.” “So what … Continue reading Beware the Sugar Cravings

Wind-Up Week 44: 100 Word Wednesday

Week 44 Thanks for stopping by for Week 44 of 100 Word Wednesdays! Holy Cow! My first month getting back into the swing of 100 Word Wednesdays has been much slower than anticipated!This past week I tried making some adjustments to my blog – looking at different themes offered by WordPress and trying to fix broken links – when I accidentally changed the theme. Altogether. … Continue reading Wind-Up Week 44: 100 Word Wednesday

NaNoWriMo 2017 – Word Count Shout Out!

I am knee-deep in my NaNoWriMo 2017 novel writing – when October comes to an end, I gear up and get ready to write my fingers off! I find the fluidity of writing on paper allows the words to flow more freely, but many of you fellow NaNoWriMo’ers find your groove on your laptops. Smithing words, constructing sentences, creating dialoug and drama, building tension, using … Continue reading NaNoWriMo 2017 – Word Count Shout Out!

NaNoWriMo 2017

NaNoWriMo 2017 has begun! I hand write my 50,000 + words for the annual November tradition, NaNoWriMo. Writing on average 1667 words per day, I’ll reach my goal by months end. Are you interested in joining me on this writing voyage? I’m considering opening my classroom to other writers for encouragement and support if there is interest! Please let me know in the comments if … Continue reading NaNoWriMo 2017

Humans Supporting Humans

  I’m an ardent advocate of supporting each other, heartily encouraging women to support women, humans supporting humans. Grace and space In this world, how do we go from being victims to being empowered? How do we make the world a better place? We become the change. We take the advice of Gandhi, who led nonviolent civil disobedience, and, “Be the change you wish to … Continue reading Humans Supporting Humans

Sumptuous Saturdays

Sumptuous Saturdays in bed, my lover brings me breakfast and leaves me to while away the morning hours quietly, alone, for my own sweet seduction. Focusing on the characters when reading for pleasure, or annotating and taking notes when I’m actively engaged in learning, this is the place I feel most at home and alive. Staying in the buff, eagerly drowning in my passion, I … Continue reading Sumptuous Saturdays

100 Word Wednesday: Week 36

Image Credit Izaak Standridge Thank you for joining our awesome writing community who challenges themselves weekly as we weave together our 100 words! What 100 words would you give this image? Interested in joining us? Check out the guidelines below and ping back to be included in the Writing Wind-up! Let the writing begin! How to participate? A few guidelines as we begin…. Simply check … Continue reading 100 Word Wednesday: Week 36