Weekly Writing Challenge

Weekly Challenge : Calling out the Creativity in YOU!

Dancing with fireflies isn’t just about writing, it is about enjoying the creative life. We creative people have a special talent to see the world just a little differently. Our creative spaces aren’t always neat and tidy, we have pieces of this and that here and there waiting for that special moment when we burst… Continue reading Weekly Challenge : Calling out the Creativity in YOU!

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Nicholas Andriani – Author, Traveler,Artist

  Creativity comes in many forms, some are writers, some are artists, and some see a magical blend of life and art and bring it to others in different ways. I discovered Nicholas Andriani recently and fell in love with his blog instantly. The one passage that drew me in and made me stay was this.… Continue reading Nicholas Andriani – Author, Traveler,Artist

Weekly Writing Challenge

Weekly Writing Challenge

This week’s challenge asks you to look to your life and ask yourself what are you goals for this year? Did you do resolutions? Do you think you will achieve your goals? Let’s hear about your efforts! Don’t forget to post it on your blog or your Facebook and post the link here in the… Continue reading Weekly Writing Challenge

Weekly Writing Challenge

Weekly Writing Challenge

Today I ask you to write about a dream that really affected your life. Either write a story about that dream, write about how your life was changed because of a dream, or use dreaming as a prompt in your post. Let’s hear about your efforts! Don’t forget to post it on your blog or… Continue reading Weekly Writing Challenge

Weekly Writing Challenge

Weekly Writing Challenge – Have You Changed Your Life?

I had several people in my life that really took my life that was headed in the wrong direction and set it on the right path. One of them was a high school teacher, she saw that I really needed help and needed someone to tell me that it would be alright.  Another is my… Continue reading Weekly Writing Challenge – Have You Changed Your Life?

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Dear Wife of my Ex; I Don’t Hate You

Dear Wife of my Ex, I am supposed to hate you. You are my replacement. The woman he loves, the one that swept in and made him feel all better. You get to go to bed with him every night, wake up every morning with my High School “True Love” boyfriend. And I am supposed… Continue reading Dear Wife of my Ex; I Don’t Hate You

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Blogging Basics: Tweaking your Twitter

Since making Twitter a part of my blogging routine, I have found that it is one of the most important things I do in my work week. Not only am I able to connect with other bloggers and see what they are writing, I am able to connect with readers on a personal level. I want to know them, and I love that I can be myself on Twitter as well.

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laughter-silvered wings – John Gillespie Magee Jr.

“Oh, I have slipped the surly bonds of earth, And danced the skies on laughter-silvered wings” ―     John Gillespie Magee Jr. Related articles The Hight Flight of John Gillespie (staypoetic.com) High Flight (seanjreeves.wordpress.com)

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We are powerful beyond measure – Marianne Williamson

“Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, ‘Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous?’ Actually, who are you not to be? You are a child of God. Your… Continue reading We are powerful beyond measure – Marianne Williamson

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Is there any coming back from this?

You try to walk away, and yet the screams and mocking follow you up the stairs. You find yourself so alone when you sit there on your bed. This isn’t what you wanted.. not for him, and not for you. Now, everyone can see it. They hear it when you talk, hear it pouring down the stairs when you two fight. But it’s all there is. Fighting is the only passion you two have anymore for each other. It’s the only real emotions that you can come up with.

Is there any coming back from this?

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October

It smelled sterile and yet gross, the mixture of blood, urine, sweat, and bleach made my terrified stomach roll over. I wasn’t ready for this. My mouth was so dry. I swallowed to try to bring up something to make my tongue stop sticking to the top of my mouth but this only proved to… Continue reading October

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Youth, like pristine glass, absorbs the prints of its handlers – Mitch Albom,

“All parents damage their children. It cannot be helped. Youth, like pristine glass, absorbs the prints of its handlers. Some parents smudge, others crack, a few shatter childhoods completely into jagged little pieces, beyond repair.” ―     Mitch Albom,     The Five People You Meet in Heaven

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You don’t really understand an antagonist ― John Rogers

“You don’t really understand an antagonist until you understand why he’s a protagonist in his own version of the world.” ―     John Rogers Related articles Writing Your Book: Creating a Great Protagonist (fastpencil.wordpress.com) Protagonist, Antagonist (ramblingsofastoryteller.wordpress.com) Crafting a Memorable Villain (paperpenandnoplan.wordpress.com) The Single Largest Cause of Writer’s Block – Might Not Be What You Believe… Continue reading You don’t really understand an antagonist ― John Rogers

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I believe in pink. – Audrey Hepburn

“I believe in pink. I believe that laughing is the best calorie burner. I believe in kissing, kissing a lot. I believe in being strong when everything seems to be going wrong. I believe that happy girls are the prettiest girls. I believe that tomorrow is another day and I believe in miracles.” ―     Audrey… Continue reading I believe in pink. – Audrey Hepburn