Tag Archives: Writing

Shame and Letting Go

A friend recently spoke of me as being Low Maintenance, what he considers to be an attribute. I’ve been pondering this for days. I find myself preferring alone to living with insanity, a respite to those who know me. Should … Continue reading

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Blogger Suicide

As I’ve noticed several recent views of my first post: this has piqued my interest as to how I intended my blog to develop and its six month journey since. I’ve gotten braver since the beginning: I had no intention of letting … Continue reading

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A Purposeful Life

Gail, a nurse I used to work with would say, “It’s a new day; another chance to excel!” and I would feed off her optimism. Now, I see today as a slice of life: a day to live and do with it … Continue reading

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Revisiting: Writing 101

This writer’s workshop, I’m attending, has me thinking beyond writing to editing being more than a spell check. I am very lazy with commas. Years ago, one of my teacher’s criticized my use of the comma, saying I use too … Continue reading

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Holding Back

One of the lessons in my personal essay course was not to write about people you don’t want to write about, because the reader can tell your holding back. I have people I don’t write about and at first, when … Continue reading

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Writer’s Wanted!

I don’t mean to sound like a snob, but this class isn’t what I thought it would be. I’m highly disappointed. I registered in hope of bringing my writing to the next level, finding out about publishing while collaborating with … Continue reading

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Hope

I’m an hour and fifteen minutes Northwest of Midtown Manhattan, instead of thirty-five minutes from the east, yet, I find reason to travel more into the city now than ever before. Isolated as I am in the land of unemployment … Continue reading

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