Bee has very kindly given me some new poetry prompts to work with. So here is the first one and my attempt at a poem for this week! The prompt is, the wizard of poetry ponders… ❤ A fine prompt that is! Now to think of something to write! Well here goes! ❤ Magic spells Oh how I like To create them 1, 2, 3 … Continue reading Bee’s poetry prompt for Carol anne…
I posted this first in June 2017 This is a question I asked myself a lot since April when I stopped blogging every day. Besides bringing the garden up to date and making a home out of our new house, I have spent a lot of time reading. Philosophy and translated fiction mainly. Philosophy because I want to make up my own mind about the … Continue reading Maybe I am a reader not a writer/ Vielleicht bin ich ein Leser und kein Autor
This week, Bee challenged me to write a poem using the prompt sing me a song of longing. So I shall try, not sure how good it will be, not really feeling the creative streak at the moment. sing me a song a song as I long for warmer days brighter times peaceful nights I long in my heart for all that is calm sing … Continue reading Sing me a song of longing?
Scared stiff to go to sleep To move an inch Scared stiff To make a sound To walk around This house feels So uninviting Scared stiff To be me To just be free Why do I Feel so terrified? Just scared stiff?To go to bed Continue reading Poetry. Scared stiff
March 2019 Can you believe it? “Four Weddings and a Funeral” is 25 years old and the cast has a reunion for Comic Relief this evening. When I found this old blog post I had to post it today and probably will watch Comic Relief tonight even though I usually don’t. This post talks about how certain words are connected with emotions and you probably … Continue reading procrastinating
March 2019 This is an awesome resource for writers and bloggers even though they have stopped creating new content in 2015. Check it out anyway. It’s worth it! November 2014 Here we are, bloggers and authors, all interested in improving our craft as well as making our writing life easier. Freelance Folder a good source How great is it, that there is lots of information … Continue reading FREE Writing Resources ~ Freelance Folder
March 2019 I have slowed down a lot since last year but maybe it is too much now???? October 2014 How are you? How is your writing going? Are you hurrying along or do you feel in balance with the speed of your life? I so often feel the need to slow down lately. Not just functioning like a robot with all the tasks life … Continue reading Good Morning Writers! ~ Going to Extremes?
March 2019 A topic that still occupies me a lot. Here is what I thought in 2014 October 2014 How is your writing going? Do you struggle? Do you succeed? Lately, I have been thinking a lot about what success might mean to me. For a long time it was clear that writing and publishing would be the ultimate thing but then I realised that … Continue reading Good Morning Writers! ~ Success
photo credit: EM Kaplan March 2019 I am re-posting a great guest post by EM Kaplan from October 2014. She is the author of the funny Josie Tucker Crime series and if you haven’t read any of her books yet please check her out. You find the links at the end of this post. She has also been a guest on this blog recently when … Continue reading Guestpost: Josie Tucker Goes Home Again, But I Never Have! ! by EM Kaplan
Bee challenged me last week to the following poetry challenge, I said I’d do it, then time ran away with me, and I forgot! So I am late…but here it goes, I am going to try and give this a shot… Her poetry challenge to me was…Eat it or beat it… Yummy food That I cooked Lovingly With my own hands All made with care … Continue reading Carol annes poetry challenge from Bee, sorry its late this week…