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Poetic Inspiration: Other People’s Poems

Check out my post on the Poetic Muselings blog on being inspired by other people’s poems. Read Mark Wyndham’s poem, and the one I wrote in response.

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Words Matter Week 2011 challenge: day 5

Words, like moths, are captured by writers who pin them to the page in various forms. What writer’s work most deftly captivates you? Why? O’Henry. I started reading O’Henry as a young teen. I thought I had a pretty good … Continue reading

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Words matter week 2011 challenge: day 4

Thursday, March 10 Words can be mangled, misused, or misunderstood. What is your funniest example of mangling, misuse, or misunderstanding? Due to not enough coffee, I can’t think of anything … But, if you want to mangle, here is a … Continue reading

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Words Matter Week 2011: day 3

Today’s topic: What is your favorite quote about words? Why? Here’s one: Substitute “damn” every time you’re inclined to write “very;” your editor will delete it and the writing will be just as it should be. ~Mark Twain And here’s … Continue reading

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Words matter 2011 challenge -day 2

Words can change history. What speech or document do you believe to be most important. Why? Note: I speak only for myself, as an American. No judgement implied on important speeches and documents of other cultures. But while I can’t … Continue reading

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Words Matter 2011 challenge — day 1

Is there a word that has changed, or could change your life? What is it, and what difference would it make? When i thought about this, somehow I focused on finding a word, or learning about a word, that changed … Continue reading

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Guest Post by Nancy Famolari: Romance Novels as an antidote for Tough Times

My guest today is Nancy Famolari. She enjoys reading and writing romance novels and tells you why. Romance Novels an Antidote for Tough Times We live in tough economic times. Unemployment is upwards of nine percent. Taxes are high; prices … Continue reading

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Blog Award

Margo Dill http://www.margodill.com/blog/ has passed on the Circle of Friends blog award to me. (Stay tuned for an interview with Margo in September) Kathy Stemke Education Tipster Martha Ramirez Martz Books Donna McDine Write What Inspires You Jo Linsdell Writers … Continue reading

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