Category Archives: Writing

Let’s boycott the bigots. All of them.

One of my greatest joys, as a mother, was passing my love of reading to my daughter, Bonnie. Oh, the books we read together, beginning with my favorite children’s author, Richard Scarry. We subscribed to the Children’s Book of the … Continue reading

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Absent without leave

The two months since I wrote my last blog have been sucked up by the black hole of time. Looking back over my planner, I see that I haven’t suffered from a dearth of activities. I have no memory of … Continue reading

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I’m back

Perhaps you, my subscribers, have noticed that my blogs haven’t been bouncing into your inbox with the same frequency as last year and the year before. You might have read that I’ve been waging a bit of a battle with … Continue reading

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Writing Life

When I first decided to write a blog, I queried fellow writers on the Internet Writing Workshop and searched online for information as well. One of the toughest decisions I had to make was what to write about. Most advised … Continue reading

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One hundred fifty-six million blogs

My friends don’t understand when I confide that I have to write a blog. It’s not like you’re getting paid, they say, and they’re right, but this blog is my baby. Wikipedia, estimates there were one hundred fifty-six million personal … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo Two

It’s that time of the year again when writers all over the world drop everything else and write a novel in thirty days. It’s National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo). Last year, the first year I participated, there were 200,530 participants, … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo: Writing fools

Starting tomorrow, November first, I’ll become a writing fool. I’ve decided to participate, along with thousands of other writers, in “thirty days and nights of literary abandon.” I’m going to write a novel! NaNoWriMo is National Novel Writing Month, in … Continue reading

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Widget Nightmares

I’ve always suffered work-related nightmares. In the early eighties, I tended bar and cooked in two rock and roll bars in Philadelphia’s South Street area. Those were low-stress, fun-filled jobs. In search of bigger bucks, I found a job on … Continue reading

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I read the news today- oh boy.

I need to know what’s going on in the world. As soon as I make my coffee in the morning, I park myself at my computer and start in on the news. My reading of the news is selective. For … Continue reading

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Yikes

I’ve been glued to my computer desk for days now, trying to understand the world of websites and blogs. Luckily, the view from my workstation is fabulous. Not that I’m looking. I wish I were the kind of person who … Continue reading

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