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Feel Like Writing Today?

The new NBA 20/21 season has started. Write about a time you were on a winning or a losing team and what you learned from that.

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Writing the August Heat

A few quotes serve us as prompts on this first hot day of August: "When people went on vacation, they shed their home skins, thought they could be a new person." -Aimee Friedman, Sea Change "The sky broke like an egg into full sunset and the water caught fire."...

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Writing in Wet Clay

Too hot to work up a writing sweat? Let these suggestions roll around in your mind, like ice cubes in a tall drink of inspiration. If you feel like it. Leos I have known A surprise invitation Earth seen from afar If you get anything you'd like posted here, shoot me a...

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Hot Romance

Around the 21st of June in the northern hemisphere the summer solstice occurs, when the sun reaches its highest point of the year at the Tropic of Cancer, giving us our longest day. One more week of spring, but feels like the heat is on. What can you get in 30 minutes...

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Time to Grow Generous Souls

When summer arrives, or anytime really, it's time to relax, refresh and be who we really are, as our featured author would have us be. Betsy Schwarzentraub’s Growing Generous Souls was released in summer and the first question I asked her was “What is the book’s key...

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Got writing on your mind?

Fingers itching to write? Need an entry line? 1. When my parents met . . . 2. Summertime, when the living is . . . 3. I used to ... , but now I . . . Take a half hour and let it rip. See what you get. --jg aka gg

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A May Day Basket of Stories

For the month of May, we welcome Elizabeth Varadan and her basket of literary delights for all ages. Author of four books, she writes fiction, poetry and travel pieces. Her shorter works for children have appeared in StoryFriends, LadyBug, and Skipping Stones, while...

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