This is the first in a series of Photo Reflections. My photos, my creative reflections. Photo Reflection #1: Summer Innocence I find time in one place, lose it in another. I accomplish some writing. Where did the baby go? Oh, there he is. Chatting with the chickens.
A poem… A good day is having time to pick plums from the tree. Make plum dumplings with the children; Eat dumplings late morning. Make apple pie with freshly picked apples; Eat pie in the afternoon. Eat pie again in the evening with your husband; He doesn’t need to know you already ate pie. That … More A Good Day
So, as I stood with my hand on my belly looking at the house with potential, I tried to see the vision my husband was describing. The walls needed paint, the carpet, floors, windows and doors needed to be replaced, and the list went on and on. My husband, skilled in carpentry and home remodeling, … More Excerpt from the Essay: Choosing the Place with Potential
There are moments in life, that while they are happening you tell yourself to capture it, soak it all in, absorb every minute of it. You know it is precious, yet will vanish as quickly as it arrived. In this early morning, one of the final days of summer, the sun was just rising over … More There are Moments in Life
I had to exercise my brain today…by writing a poem. ~ THIS TIME OF YEAR ~ Summer evaporates. The warm pavement turns cool. Days of picking apples, instead of relaxing by the pool. Cider replaces lemonade. S’mores change to pie. Out in the garden, the vines begin to die. Kids are dreaming of costumes and … More This Time of Year
Originally posted on James Harrington's Blog of Geek and Writing:
“Hi Jim, I’ve had a lot of ideas flying around lately, but not all of them are that great. Often times I find myself writing out some of my ideas only to almost immediately hit a road block. Then when I look over it…
I chuckle when I look back at my opening posts about how I would fit time in for writing during my busy days of taking care of the three kids and other household duties. My office desk often sits lonely and untouched, with the morning’s half cup of coffee, six hours cold. Intentions don’t always … More Finding Time…to Write.
In my previous post, I posed a question wanting to know how other writers/authors submit their short stories for publish. While I didn’t receive any feedback on this blog, I did get some good comments from one of my LinkedIn writers’ groups. Here are some of the suggestions that I will be looking into the next … More Short Story Submissions