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What Keeps You From Writing?

I have started no fewer than 6 blog posts in the last 7 days to reintroduce myself to longer writing after this daily poetry stint (it’s not over, I just feel called to write differently) and I am struggling. Mightily, I might add. I can’t put my finger on why it’s so difficult, but I’m […]

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Everyday Poem #15a

I woke up at five am only to journal and walk and coffee and journal again (the second time with John Mayer) writing two things: one poem about broken promises that needs a rewrite for a happier ending (my heart and my readers agree) one ridiculously rough pre-first draft of a humorous epistolic-essay-love letter (it […]

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Everyday Poem #14

Today I just want to be left alone in the rare chilly ache of a lemon August sunrise carefree in my cozy sweater and crazy unkempt sloppy slept-in ponytail cradling my coffee as closely as the soft morning dreams beginning to unfold their delicate petals in the heart spaced breaths between now and when we […]

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On Anniversaries and Dreams

Tonight’s journaling started by exploring the question of how my parents have been married for 52 years today (and not killed each other yet, lol), and how ashamed I am that the only thing I seem to attract in relationships are a string of men who know how to expertly ghost. It was a humorous […]

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4.22.21 Journal Prompt

How do you know what writing vein to pursue when you sit each day? Is it intuitive, routine, set up the day before?

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4.21.21 Journal Prompt

What was the last small bit of joy you found while writing?

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Keep Thinking: More Reader/Writer Inventory Questions

How are you doing on the reader/writer inventory from Friday? Have you had any insight, realities, or discoveries to help propel you forward? Over at The Writing Cooperative, a Medium site, there’s a terrific article by Steven Ma you might find helpful when delving into your process and progress: 10 Reflection Questions for Writers. Which […]

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4.19.21 Journal Prompt

What old and outdated beliefs about your writing need to be eliminated?

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4.18.21 Journal Prompt

Would you rather have a full, uninterrupted weekend to write, or an uninterrupted hour or two each day, at your most creative time, to write? Why?

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4.17.21 Journal Prompt

Are you an everyday writer, a weekday writer, a weekend writer, or a whenever-I’m-in-the-mood writer? Have you ever been another type? What are the benefits and drawbacks of each, in your experience? Would you consider changing?

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