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Blogs I Follow
- Real Surfers
- The British Postal Museum & Archive blog
- Childhood Memories of growing up in the 1950s and 1960s.
- The Brick House
- Enchanted Seashells by Princess Rosebud
- Sean of the South
- Writing By Laura
- Kaggsy's Bookish Ramblings
- Writing and Illustrating
- The Bipolar Writer Mental Health Blog
- What's Nonfiction?
- Grab the Lapels
- Fatima Fakier
- Roth Poetry
- Smorgasbord Blog Magazine
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Monthly Archives: January 2013
Patty Andrews, last surviving sister of the The Andrews Sisters passed away yesterday.
Originally posted on The Laughing Housewife:
How to Write Good Writing (Photo credit: Wikipedia) 1. Avoid alliteration. Always. 2. Never use a long word when a diminutive one will do. 3. Employ the vernacular. 4. Eschew ampersands & abbreviations, etc.…
Karen and Wendy at http://afterthekidsleave.com/2013/01/28/this-old-couch/ shared their couch story and asked readers to share theirs….. I’m guessing I am not the only one out there that started marriage with a hand-me-down couch. Ours came from my husband’s older brother … Continue reading
Jim really is a Happy Camper. He just doesn’t look the part. Perhaps it is the way he poses for the camera. Perhaps he doesn’t like his picture taken. Perhaps its always the fault of the photographer. He just doesn’t … Continue reading
http://babyjill7.wordpress.com was nice enough to invite me for a cup of coffee! I would never turn that invitation down! I hope she doesn’t mind I borrowed her cup….. I will wash it and return when finished! !… Some questions … Continue reading
A few moments passed before the waitress made it back to the woman’s table to take her order. “Just a cup of coffee with cream, please,” her voice barely audible mixed in with the noises of the restaurant. The waitress … Continue reading
This week’s DP Challenge is using details in your writing. If you want to participate in the challenge follow this link http://dailypost.wordpress.com/2013/01/21/writing-challenge-details/ 1. A woman walks into a restaurant. Imagine this scene and capture every detail you can in a … Continue reading