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DrEllie’s Turn–A New Writing Challenge

Lately, it seems to me that every blogger I have followed for several years has turned to creating writing challenges of one sort or another. Whether to challenge themselves or to simply and genuinely challenge others, or even to try … Continue reading

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Still Not Part 2 of the Stream of Consciousness Blog

Last night, I decided to organize my Outlook mailbox a little better.  I knew I was behind reading blog posts of people I follow, but I wanted to get all the blogs notifications into one place so that I could … Continue reading

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Versatility Award Thanks

Before I say anything else, this is obviously not part two of my stream of consciousness as a rough draft post from earlier this week.  OK.  That being settled, let me move on. Thank You and General Comments Several weeks … Continue reading

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Just an Announcement

There are still a few slots available for the small private writer’s group. If anyone is interested in participating–passing around parts of works in progress AND critiquing others’ work in a private group of up to 10 people–please let me … Continue reading

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How Do You Learn to Write?

Near the end, I realized that I had to make a decision. Since I have another site–WordPress driven, but part of my “business” page with GoDaddy–was it worth keeping up two blogs on education? So I put this question to the writing class: Continue reading

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Intense Writing 101 Class is Over…but Education or Writing? Help me decide.

It was with both relief and regret that I posted my final assignment to WordPress’ Bloggers U class called Writing 101.  The idea behind the class was less to improve blogging than it was to improve writing in general.  As … Continue reading

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Day Twenty of Writing 101: The Things We Treasure

Treasured Things The Island It’s just another island holiday… Monday it was the King’s Birthday, yesterday (Thursday), the Queen’s Birthday, and today is Labor Day.  This series of holidays seems to always fall at the end of the island’s Carnival … Continue reading

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Day Nineteen of Writing 101: Don’t Stop the Rockin’

Just write–at 400 words, no stopping, no self-editing, no going back and making changes. Just write. It has been a rough week. Not that any recent weeks have been good, but this one seems especially rough, and I think it’s because … Continue reading

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Day Seventeen of Writing 101: Your Personality on the Page

This is hopeless. Two days. That’s all I have. Two days, and then… Great products. Good support from my mentor. But… two more days. One person responded. Lose 2 to 3 dress sizes in just a few minutes? She’s curious. … Continue reading

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Day Sixteen of Writing 101: Third Time’s a Charm

Sometimes, when you move, you do your own packing.  Other times, if you are lucky, and an employer hires a service to do your packing, it seems far less of a chore.  However, I discovered years ago that it’s almost … Continue reading

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