Tag Archive: Writing

Writing styles

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It’s 4 in the morning.  What strange thoughts has insomnia brought forth today? How can you find your “voice” by copying someone else’s style? Some people fly through the create-o-sphere at starship speed,… Continue reading

#Cat help (more like a #writers nemesis)

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This is my ever-present “helper,” Able to leap onto my keyboard in a single bound, and whose feet have more brain power in them than his head. Remember the old Bob Newhart series… Continue reading

JOELLE’S TALES: FIRST THURSDAY OF THE MONTH #TMAT120 #WRITING #PROMPT FOR MARCH 7, 2019

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PLEASE participate It’s not like I’m asking you to give a cat an enema.   TELL ME A TALE IN (EXACTLY) 120 WORDS     Welcome to MARCH 7!   Today’s prompt is:  A funny… Continue reading

Rant : Tired

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Ever get to that point in life…where you’re just flat-out, been-through-ther-ringer…TIRED?  Tired of cats drinking water out of your cup while you type on a substandard keyboard that makes your fingers cramp? Tired… Continue reading

Seriously flawed standards

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Now, on a serious note. I happened upon a writer on Twitter and Facebook: Dakota Willink Her Twitter introduction:  “Amazon Int’l Bestselling Romance Author | Survived my 1st publishing with coffee & wine… Continue reading

JOELLE’S TALES: FIRST THURSDAY OF THE MONTH #TMAT120 #WRITING #PROMPT FOR FEBRUARY 2019

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PLEASE participate It’s not like I’m asking a scientist to believe in miracles.   TELL ME A TALE IN (EXACTLY) 120 WORDS     Welcome to FEBRUARY 7!   Today’s prompt is:  What is the one… Continue reading

Senseless Sunday Sarcasm : Spoiled

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It’s been raining ALL the D@%*#d day.  Temps are dropping.  OMG! It’s 48F out there!  Where the hell is my snowsuit!!! Found it: Well…technically, that’s my son’s snowsuit when he was 10, and… Continue reading

Things the brain ponders at 4 in the morning : Blog picking

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I’ve been blogging for over 5 years and I’m still mystified by blogger behavior (including my own). Here are 3 things all of us do that can’t possibly be described as blogging etiquette. … Continue reading

99 word prompt: colonnades

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January 17, 2019, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story that includes colonnades. It can be natural, architectural, or a metaphor. Take a stroll and go where the prompt… Continue reading

Senseless because-I-can Sarcasm : Genetic roulette

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All of my life, I believed one “Truth.”  One of my parents was purely Irish and the other was half Irish and half French Canadian.  In other words, I was supposed to be… Continue reading