Monthly Archives: February 2019

The Sled (ct.) 28 February 2019

If you missed the beginning, you can find it here: Writing Bits 4 February 2019 The weight of the sled grinding into her knee made her suddenly come into the present moment. She must have hit her head on the way … Continue reading

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Point of View 20 February 2019

I’d love your comments on: Point of View…which of these two versions do you relate to more? Why? Close third person so we hear Marlee’s inner voice: When the congregation stood for the final blessing with their heads bowed, Marlee … Continue reading

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Another one?! 15 February 2019

Why do you need a second master’s degree? This is a question I’ve been asked more than once. Why am I taking on student loan debt at this point in my life? My last ten-week capstone course is in week … Continue reading

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Conflict and Compassion 13 February 2019

Caring and compassion are two things I want my characters to discover in whatever world they must exist. Everyone encounters conflict, but if we can find those who will have empathy and stand by us, then somehow it is easier … Continue reading

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Hoarfrost 7 February 2019

Hoarfrost is a beautiful, delicate, and dense phenomena. Britannica defines it as: “deposit of ice crystals on objects exposed to the free air, such as grass blades, tree branches, or leaves. It is formed by direct condensation of water vapour … Continue reading

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Writing Bits 4 February 2019

Riding along at the front of the sled, she pitched the hay from side-to-side as the pick-up bumped slowly along over frozen ground. She knew fear in the moment when her right foot stepped just a fraction of an inch … Continue reading

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