There are many stories waiting for you to read them. Hundreds of thousands, maybe even millions. They are as different as each human is, and yet they carry the same shape of story as the time of dancing around a fire and singing the message. Story is how we teach, how we learn, how we … Continue reading Would you like to hear a story?
Discourse creates and shapes perception: is it Time to bring you forth again - while I keep writing?
I set out a routine to post two times a week - should I count reblogs? No. Twice a week. That means I have to find my desk - please don't ask! - and do a post today. Somewhere in there, under the piles of 'stuff' is a timber desk. On that timber desk is … Continue reading That’s a Desk?
The front door banged, footsteps clumped down the hallway. Evinna put her elbows on the table and her chin on her hands. The new member was loud enough to scare off monsters. He came through the common room doorway with no door, ducked under to avoid hitting his head on the lintel. A gush of … Continue reading Billy
Start the week well by reading these from thestoryreadingape blog. Love 'em!
As a writer, I do a lot of reading. Lots and lots and lots - usually about seven to ten books each week. I get these books from a variety of locations (deceased estates - sort through, read, distribute to regional libraries, etc.; libraries (and the debit pile); garage sales; e-books; my own two rooms … Continue reading A New Role, Perhaps?
I have a tag: Fibber, Fabricator and Teller-of-Tall-Tales. That, to me, is three things that give the person who reads them some indication of what they're in for. An account that may or may not be truthful, honest, or even possible. A storyteller invests a lot of things in the story. There may even be … Continue reading The Three Things
Best done with music and movement …
If you go down to the words today,
you had better go under a pseudonym.
If you jot down a few words today,
what message will you include in ‘em?
For every word you write is unique
depending upon the order you seek
for today’s the day that writers will hone their technique.
The outer mask, presented to the world on a daily basis, is as normal as can be. The hidden side, the real person who doesn't dare present to the light what shouldn't be seen, is darker than a black moon. Who would want to think that the nice person next door, down the street, sitting … Continue reading In Plain Sight
At the beginning of the year I made a plan for 2018. And now it's June. It's the middle of my plan - do I dare look at the plan and see how I've done? Of course - I'm a masochist, love to inflict pain on myself - and I have to measure the tread … Continue reading Mid-year blues – or reviews?