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A recent Montclair Write Group writing prompt got me thinking: Now and Then. I’ve been thinking about the little things in life these days. Nothing deep or philosophical, no life-altering moments where the world comes into crisp focus. I’ve been … Continue reading
Did you that the Twelve Days of Christmas begin, not end, on December 25? The Twelve Days begin on December 25–Christmas–and end on January 5–Epiphany, also called Twelfth Night. The 12 days before Christmas, often associated with the holiday song … Continue reading
Chocolate can inspire almost anything, including haiku. Tomorrow is Easter Sunday, and so many holidays these days involve some type of candy. Fourth of July has its S’mores. Christmas defines candy canes. Easter has chocolate bunnies, and Halloween has everything. … Continue reading
My Montclair Memoir1 group Zoomed yesterday, and a comment at the end tugged me. One of the members–I’ll call him John–is, of course, writing a memoir. The piece John shared yesterday was shorter than usual. The snippets we all share … Continue reading
q q q y y y y y ? I wrote this before dinner. Just like grocery shopping, that was bad idea. My dinner, however, that was a good one.
. . I wrote an alphabet haiku using the letter X without the word xylophone. Clever me. *big smile* My A to Z Challenge theme is alphabet haiku, with each word using the alphabet letter for that day. Who says … Continue reading
The 20th way to procrastinate a writer is with Quizzes. You know them; in fact, you’ve probably taken one or more. Women’s magazines were, perhaps still are, stuffed with “Is he the right boyfriend for you? Take this quiz to … Continue reading
. . Today’s Alphabet Haiku is brought to you by the letter I. -.- .- .- .- .- . . . . Isn’t it interesting? Intriguing? Intrigued? Indeed.
I never, ever thought I’d say this, but I miss being dragged around to PokemonGO events. For those unfamiliar: PokemonGO is a phone app game that encourages activity. It was the first game that required you to play outside, not … Continue reading
My name is Diana, and I am a writer. I state that up front because despite my published articles, books and national writing awards, some people still raise eyebrows at the thought of writing being a profession. You know, those … Continue reading
Here’s a slice of childhood life from my short memoir Lessons from Dad: A Letter to You: Thank you for playing games with me. Not many kids can say this. I still have that picture from when I was two … Continue reading
I wrote a haiku based on the letter X that does not include the word “xylophone”. I hope you love the alphabet because we couldn’t write without it. April is the month bloggers around the world unite to write daily posts … Continue reading