Category Archives: writing

The Small Beans of Your Life and Mine

Kept a journal. Seen by no one. I was embarrassed to be keeping it, to think anything in my life deserved a witness. Continue reading

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Starting Points

The beginning of the story is often several paragraphs or pages in. Everything that comes before it is just the writer clearing his/her throat. Continue reading

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The Words Come Back

Two men left my house that day; only one returned. There wasn’t anything anybody could do about it. Continue reading

Posted in fear of failure, finding your voice, grief, long view, processing grief, roadblocks, rocky places, writing, you can't make this stuff up | 3 Comments