Here is a list of first lines that you’re free to use as you see fit: as inspiration for other opening lines, inspiration for stories, inspiration for poetry, inspiration for a collection of fictional tweets from the bathroom….
Today, I’m offering you some free writing inspiration courtesy of incorrectly translated German. We’ve got testicle dances, tar birds, and elves made of ice. Come and see!
Today I bring you three of my favorite short poems by other people. One is silly, one is thought-provoking, and one means whatever you want it to. Enjoy.
This post heralds my return to blogging after a month-long hiatus. Also, hamster make-outs, scrambled felines, and writing advice.
The title says it all.
a few days ago I was tooling around in Google Analytics again, and I thought to myself, “Self, you really should write another blog post about keywords again, because that was just rockin’ awesome fun,” and myself replied, “Heck YEAH.”
So. Here are a few recent keyword phrases that have led people to my blog. Some of them make sense. Some of them, like haiku about refigerators*, do not….
Caveat emptor readtor: This post might mirror my life: jumbled, disorganized, exhausted, frantic. (And yet, there’s a tranquil part, too, because I am SO THRILLED TO BE LIVING IN A HOUSE FOR THE FIRST TIME SINCE 1996!!!) You’ve been warned. ; ) *ahem* Anyway, I’ve been thinking about the definition of “friend.” I really started …
Wordle is a fantastic, fun site that lets you make pretty word clouds. Yay! Me, I made a word cloud out of my most-used blog post tags. Let me show you it!
Once upon a time, I did not believe in outlines. I’d never heard of this thing called “pre-writing.” My preferred method of starting a novel was to sit down at the computer, open a Word document, and start typing. And that, my dear inklings, is how in 2004 I came to be in possession of an unfinished, 12,000-word chunk of fantasy novel…