writing prompt: shrimps

Drunk people say the darndest things. Husband and I were having dinner with a very good friend, who is also a delightful observationtst when he’s taken on a few cocktails. Make of this what you will: story, novel, poem, limerick, what have you. Bonus points for making the shrimp rockstars on Mars. Writing prompt “Sometimes… Continue reading writing prompt: shrimps

thankful this thanksgiving

For the past several days, I've been wracking my brain, trying to come up with a decent, kind, heartfelt-but-not-so-sentimental-readers-think-I'm-sponsored-by-Hallmark post for Thanksgiving. What can I post that conveys my gratitude without making people grimace with nausea? So I looked back at some of previous Thanksgiving posts: Happy Thanksgiving (2014 Edition) and Being thankful this Thanksgiving. And I… Continue reading thankful this thanksgiving

why blog in 2023

I earn my living as an in-house copywriter. And I love it. I love what I do and where I work. This blog helped me land this job. I’d been laid off and was scheduled for an interview with my current company. The hiring director looked me up and read my blog post on being… Continue reading why blog in 2023

writing prompt: whiskers

I live with a cat. Her name is Henwen. I am her devoted servant and minion. She owns me and knows it. She's been my best little friend for about eight years. And in that time, I've learned that while she's a sweetie little sweetheart of a precious sweetie 90 percent of the time, her… Continue reading writing prompt: whiskers

find your spark with 100 projects

A few years ago, I posted about 100 Projects to Recenter because life happens and when life happens it’s easy to get stuck in survival mode. A lot of us have been in survival mode these past few years. I have, which makes this a perfect time to revisit this 100 Projects topic. Let’s be… Continue reading find your spark with 100 projects