Have We Lost the Art?

Back in the dark ages before computers were born, when I was still a kid, I kept all of my writing and writing ideas in spiral notebooks. I kept them hidden under worthless school papers in the top drawer of my small desk that I had in my bedroom. Those were the days when I …

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Momentum Adrift

I’ve lost my enthusiasm. My inclination is to put the entire blame on the  circumstances of my life and the routine I’ve been forced into during this last month. What’s more, I think some would agree with me. My life and routine, I'm afraid, are just a part of the trouble. It was a mere …

Making It Work

I’m not sure whether I should call this a short story, or call it a scene. From what I have learned about writing thus far, the line between a scene and a short story is rather blurry. If you have any advice on this, please let me know in the comment section. The past two …

Famous for 15 Minutes

I came across the website, A Writing Bliss!™, that is owned and operated by Sheryl Russ. The site is chalked full of e-mail courses for writers and aspiring writers. I just started a 2-week course, LIFEWRITES: 6 Approaches to Journaling. At first I couldn't quite understand why learning how to journal would help with my …