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Tipsy At The Toy Store

2nd December 2018

If we were having coffee, I’d tell you it’s been a minute since I last posted, and I’d thank you for thinking it’s because I finished my NaNo novel. I did not. Again. Congratulations to everyone who got winner badges and I’ll just be over here reminding the rest of us that novels aren’t just for November. If we were having coffee I’d say that in an effort to actually break a bad habit, my Christmas shopping is half done.…

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11 Writing Prompts

19th November 2018

I’m a little late (power-outage and everything), but if you’ve been following along here are some tuneful posts to match the time warp writing prompt from last week. Ritu’s dancing post Deb’s Sunday stills. Marian’s secret time-warp Carol’s Old Junk Shop Susanne’s Pleasant Harbor  And John’s post on Rocky Horror Picture Show. See, I knew there would be a few Rocky Horror references. But much to my husband’s chagrin, I’ve never seen the movie. Possible Hallowe’en on Christmas tradition? If…

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An Extra Hour & A Writing Prompt

28th October 2018

What have you done with your extra hour? This has been the house of junk food and movies today. And as I write this Neil and Isla are bonding over Super Mario Bros. The writing prompt this week was a little backwards, but as promised here are the posts on Prep: Deb on how blogging isn’t for the fainthearted (also, read the comments.) Ritu’s wordplay Carol’s Biscuit Crumbs Susanne’s Ready or Not and Rebecca’s review of a writing submission app…

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Friday Reads & A Writing Prompt

19th October 2018

And so, I’m still gathering words for our recent Edinburgh road trip. Edit: Those Edinburgh road trip words are now written over here. Here are the interesting answers to this week’s writing prompt: crossed wires: Kirsty’s Mornings Ritu’s Uncomfortable Silences Deb’s poem Carol’s Mistaken Identity Anindya’s Evening at Starbucks The next post from me will be an Edinburgh travelogue which included having afternoon tea in the country with our friends from this post on our New York trip. The writing…

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A Month of Ginspiring Writing Prompts

26th September 2018

You guys know that Math isn’t my thing, but I just counted backwards, and I think this is my  (really our) fourth writing prompt post. They’ve been coined ginspiring writing prompts, and I find that um, entirely acceptable. I posted the first prompt in the hopes of connecting with other writers and flexing my old writing muscles. Lately, the only writing I’ve done is for blog posts. The best ones happen with a cup of coffee and something to say.…

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