Category Archives: Writing Excercise

Talking Slower and Thinking Deeper

My twelfth packet of MFA homework was due earlier this week. For once it was submitted without any all-nighters, drama, or emotional meltdowns. I had plenty of time to do the quantity and quality of work I knew I had in … Continue reading

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The Heart of the Story

This week Jennifer Lynn Barnes published The Fixer, hyped as a YA version of Scandal. As a fan girl of both Jennifer’s books and all political thriller TV shows, I immediately pre-ordered my copy. I’m probably curled up in my … Continue reading

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Grammar Self-Editing List

It’s no secret I love books. Hordes of them clutter my house, even after I switched to primarily using an e-reader. I always purchase the books on any birthday or Christmas wish list. Bedtime story time is sacred in our … Continue reading

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Homework

Next week the local kids go back to school.  We’ve been busy buying school supplies, signing up for after school activities, and frantically checking with all the other kids to see who will be in my daughter’s class this year.  … Continue reading

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First Kiss

I recently participated in a great group writing exercise at Words in the Woods (and I promise this will be my last blog post about that amazing event).  The rules were simple: 1)      Must be exactly 250 words 2)      Must … Continue reading

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