Mindset, Uncategorized, Writing

Work Your Read- a 4 class Practicum for effective public readings

4 Week Workshop:  -6:30-9pm Thursdays  Feb 27-March 26  (no class March 12) Public Reading at the end of the course, (date tba)  at School One, 220 University Ave, Prov. Class Tuition $170., Scholarships possible through FrequencyWriters.org click on Register for Current Courses “Work Your Read” is intended to provide both techniques and vital practice in… Continue reading Work Your Read- a 4 class Practicum for effective public readings

Books in Progress, flash fiction, Mindset, stream of consciousness, Uncategorized, Writing

Jots – flying thoughts

Elizabeth Gilbert, author of Eat, Pray, Love posits that idea snippets are whizzing through the air for anyone to catch. Someone is bound to write it down! Some examples follow of phrases I collect in my phone notes or in my journal. In case you were wondering what one writer finds interesting about the thoughts… Continue reading Jots – flying thoughts

Books in Progress, Scotland, Story, Uncategorized, Writing

Of Alphabets and Friends

A Proper Privacy - It has always tickled me when books of a certain vintage would abbreviate names and places that the author didn’t need to disclose. I think it was a Victorian convention. Even in fiction, they’d say, “When I met M- on the street, he seemed chipper, which was out of character.” As… Continue reading Of Alphabets and Friends

flash fiction, Mindset, short story, Story, Uncategorized, Writing

The Day Off: 4am

The Day Off 4am: The smell of burnt toast awakens me. Is Matt drunk-cooking again? Is that a fan I hear down there, still faintly going? Will it be nasty-cold in the kitchen? I make a move to check. First, warm pants. Yesterday’s double black stretchies will do, underwear still in, just as I had… Continue reading The Day Off: 4am