Since it’s Sunday, I guess this would be last week’s Twenty Words Tuesday ...but better late than never! Their image had been carefully crafted but the facade was crumbling. Their secrets being exposed, a model family no more.
Back at it with Twenty Words Tuesday...and actually on a Tuesday this time! Today’s word is Self-Love. The bump on her nose. The point of her chin. The freckles on her face. She finally loved her reflection.
Giving it another whirl. This week’s word prompt is ‘Ghost’ He was a ghost of his former self, his face devoid of any emotion. Yet she refused to lose hope.
Writing Prompt: Advice to someone with a broken heart Maybe you weren't meant to stay.Perhaps there were complex layers your heart couldn't comprehend,And in your quest to become savior you would instead become prey.
Writing Prompt: Interrupted by a chapter of loathing Her mirror once reflected a distorted truth Skin too dark Hair too coarse Nose too big Distortion born of comparisons Fed by erroneous standards Created by inferior minds Her beautiful book of Life Interrupted by a chapter of loathing
Small Island by Andrea Levy and I'm now on a mission to read every single one of her books. Very seldom am I drawn to a book after seeing the movie adaptation but when Small Island aired on PBS (yes, I'm a public television junkie-PBS Kids, Masterpiece Classics, Independent Lens, American Experience...I love it all... … Continue reading Just Read…
Ever had a conversation with someone who went on and on and on? Your eyes sort of glaze over and you begin to hear the voice of Charlie Brown's teacher "Wha, wha, wha." Well I don't want the same to happen when someone reads my work. Brevity is key. Keep it simple and direct. I've … Continue reading Short and Simple
Go away, Don't even come another day! One week, two sick kiddos, fortunately Sydney is getting over it and catching up on sleep but then Judah loses his breakfast on the way to school this morning so I guess it's "Tag, he's it!" Trying to figure out from where or how these nasty germs invaded … Continue reading Germs, Germs…
Another Friday, another weekend! And I'm googling "temper tantrums one year olds." I can't remember if my son had tantrums at this age but my one year old bundle of sugar, spice and everything nice has been quirking out. When she can't commandeer her brother's toys or get into the corner with all those plugs … Continue reading Friday Tantrums
Hey, what do you know, I've posted twice in one week! So I found another great site for writers (and readers), the Burnside Writers Collective. It's a great collection of blogs, essays, articles and what's even better, they want writers! They welcome and encourage writers to submit their work. So it's nice to know that … Continue reading TGIF