Writing Prompt: Happy New Year?

It's 4:16pm on the last day of the year and I'm still at the office. Everyone with any sense has gone home to get ready for whatever festivities they have planned for tonight. Yes, I'm going out too, just not until later. However, as I sit here I wonder, what's all the fuss about? The... Continue Reading →

Thought: Me, without you…

A friend of mine said to me the other night, "You know how they say that you can't choose your relatives, but you can choose your friends? Well...that's bollocks." I was startled at first, but then I realised the truth in what he said. When I think back to some of the close friends I've... Continue Reading →

Quote for the day

One of the things that draws writers to writing is that they can get things right that they got wrong in real life by writing about them.  - Tobias Wolff

Writing Prompt: Random

My mind is going in a hundred different directions. It drifts to work and some intense meetings I had today.  I've been thinking about next year and the things I have to do to make it successful. I'm excited, but it's going to be busy.  I have so many plans and ideas and there are... Continue Reading →

Quote for the day

Absence diminishes small loves and increases great ones, as the wind blows out the candle and fans the bonfire. - Francois Duc La Rochefoucauld

Writing Prompt: Alphabet Soup

As a writer, I'm also a reader. I read everything and anything that catches my attention. Novels, newspaper, how-to books, magazines, cereal boxes, blogs, forum posts, song lyrics...anything. One of the most important things in writing is expanding your vocabulary, so I study the words and expressions of others searching for inspiration. Funny, the book... Continue Reading →

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