Maya Angelou Quotes that Spark Memories

Maya Angelou Quotes Words That Spark Memories Maya Angelou’s quotes often bring a flash of a personal memory that epitomizes that quote for me. It’s like I own the quote. This is usually followed by a quoted post-it up on the bathroom mirror or on my...

A Mockingbird and Imagination

The Set-up When Paula told us she saw a mockingbird at Molino Basin, I realized as much as I’ve heard about mockingbirds and the fact that “Papa’s gonna buy you (one),” I never saw one – ever. When she added that it kept singing and singing its mockingbird song,...

Hair Talk

Topic: Hairdressers: wise beings; skilled and direct communicators Things your hairdresser asks you: Usually prefaced with either a tilt of their head as they gaze at your head. Or a very slight shake of their head while they greet your hair by lifting a bit here and...

Stuck For A Writing Prompt? Open Your Wallet

“From Wallet To Typewriter, The Effects Of Sylvia Plath Are Now For Sale” This article by Rebecca Rego Barry about Sylvia Plath caught my eye for two reasons: I’ve been fascinated with Plath as an author ever since I read The Bell Jar. What influences authors often...

Be a Writing Detective

Sometimes, not very often, I want to just sit down and write. There’s no deadline, no story to polish, no workshop script to write. I just want to doodle along and see what comes. Being Creative in Writing Other creative writing comes from my Snippets pad that...