Category Archives: improving my writing

Trying New Things

This is a means of communication. No words, no great creativity. But I got some new toys and wanted to share the joy of something new. Oh, and to figure out what this doodle might be communicating.  For several weeks, … Continue reading

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If I Were a Real Writer…

If I were a real writer, I would be writing every day. No, I would be writing dozens of times each day.  I don’t.  Write each day, that is.  I write when a) the mood strikes me; b) I have something … Continue reading

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Oops!

Yesterday morning, I re-read Monday’s post, and found myself very embarrassed by the grammar errors it contained.  Since this site has developed into a “how I am learning to write” blog, I am particularly disappointed in myself. So here is one point … Continue reading

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Today’s How I’m Learning to Write: Stream of Consciousness as a Very Rough Draft

…But that gives me plenty of time to write a stream-of-consciousness piece that I’ll develop into an actual post for the next submission. That means I’ll be editing out as well as adding and improving….I’m just trying to get words on “paper” that will give me some sort of shaky structure to the final product. Getting myself involved in a new business venture. Continue reading

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