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Thursday’s Children 4/11: Inspired by Moving On

Disclaimer: It’s ridiculous how often I find myself equating writing with dating. But just when I think I’ve exhausted every clichéd romantic analogy, another one rolls up in an Oldsmobile Cutlass and camps outside my window, hoisting a boom box. (Sigh…) It’s futile, you guys. Writing and romance are inextricably linked. We’re just gonna have to GET … Continue reading

Thursday’s Children 3/7/13: Inspired by Originality

Inspired by Originality (Or lack thereof) Writers complain about a lot of things. Some might say that it’s an important part of what we do. Dickens liked to complain about class inequality. Hemingway complained about the improbability of lasting true love. Poe complained about some damn bird that wouldn’t leave him alone one night. All … Continue reading

Thursday’s Children: Inspired by Kind Words

First off, let me just say I’m sorry for coming so late to the party, and for being such a rule breaker. When I was in grade school, this used to drive my teachers absolutely nuts. So if I haven’t done so already, let me thank Rhiann Wynn-Nolet for being kind enough to invite me to participate … Continue reading

Thursday’s Children: To the Pain

  When I was seventeen, I got in a really bad car crash. It was my third in less than a year, and ultimately, the straw that broke the insurance company’s back. But more on that later… The weird thing about my “bad things come in threes” series of vehicular mishaps was that NONE of … Continue reading

The Voices in My Head Sound Like Guns N’ Roses

(Bonus points if you can tell me the name of this song ^^^) Acknowledgements: Today’s post is inspired by Rhiann Wynn-Nolet‘s post, “Inspired by Adolescent Boys (and Music).” A lot of my writer friends say they like to listen to music as they write or before they write, and some authors have even gone as far as … Continue reading

One Inspiring Blog (Post)

One of my very favorite Twitter followers, who ALWAYS laughs at my lame jokes–or at least pretends to–who goes by the name of Rhiann Wynn-Nolet, has nominated me for this thing: Which I think is totes SFC (aka SUPER-F#%€ING-COOL) and therefore, I am prompted to pass the metaphorical torch to seven lucky others. (Which I will announce … Continue reading