Tag Archives: Writing

So, You Want To Write a Book

I was asked a question about what advice I would give to someone who wanted to be a writer. Simple answer: You are, you just don’t know it. I do believe everybody has a story to tell. We don’t share … Continue reading

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Aesop Fable — Oldie but Goodie

We’ll use an old and time-tested Aesop Fable as our Words for the Week. One day a farmer’s donkey fell down into a well. The animal cried piteously for hours as the farmer tried to figure out what to do. … Continue reading

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The Influence of Godly Mothers

Today we pause to honor that special person in our lives whom we lovingly call “Mother.” The Bible says of the virtuous woman and mother described in Proverbs 31:10-31, Her children arise up, and call her blessed; her husband also, … Continue reading

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Editing

One of the questions I was asked was whether professional editing was necessary. Wow. What a loaded question. The short answer is yes, yes, yes. The bigger question is who is a professional. The worst editor you could choose is … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Distraction

Here’s this week’s installment of Five Minute Friday. You might remember the task is to write for five minutes on a specific prompt word. And, of course, we meet and greet online at  the Community section at fiveminutefriday.com to share … Continue reading

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New Thought from an Old Thought

Had things gone as planned — insert God laughing here — I would be in Patrick, SC, after visiting spots along the Florida coast and a swing through Georgia. And, somewhere along that Route 1 adventure I would have been … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday: Perspective

Welcome to Five Minute Friday! Our facilitator, Kate Motaung shared the prompt — this week PERSPECTIVE — with the FMF crew last night to expand and embellish. And, of course, we meet and greet at her place (in the Community … Continue reading

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Readin’, Ritin’ & the Pandemic

There’s a lot of buzz going around as we continue to hunker down during this pandemic. I’ve heard from several people who say they are in a reading slump. I’ve heard from many bloggers who feel artistically stale and out … Continue reading

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A Breath of Reconciliation

Our reflection for the Second Sunday of Easter (Divine Mercy Sunday) is from Living Faith: Daily Catholic Devotions, written by Elizabeth Duffy. Jesus said to them again, “Peace be with you. As the Father has sent me, so I send … Continue reading

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Shanty Hollow

Tuesdays have been designated for Readin’, Ritin’ & Rithmetic. Today, I add another “R” — Road Trip … and since I’m ‘ritin’ I guess it falls under the category. While ordered to be sheltered in place, Kentucky is allowing exercise … Continue reading

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