Short and Sweet

The Positive Pursuit

July 9, 2014

The pursuit of all things positive is strewn with obstacles. Really bad customer service Stressed-out family and friends A history of bad experiences Even the most committed Pollyanna-types buckle under the onslaught. Breathe. Just breathe. Close your eyes and listen. Peaceful Pleasure When negativity screeches its ugly sound, picture a dart toss. Pop the plaintive pause Blast […]

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Solitude of Silence

May 8, 2014

We interrupt this blog for a little creative (hopefully) writing. Solitude of Silence Seek the solitude of silence, muted  in a world of screaming sound Silence with its own sound, beneath an echoing journey of time Elusive, hidden, forgotten − wrapped in a comforting embrace Silence seeking its own time, removed from all it surrounds Do you hear it? Feel it? Will you […]

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The Power of Words

March 20, 2014

It has been awhile since I tried my hand at creative writing. I blame it on the loss of Creative Copy Challenge. Thank you for allowing me this moment of departure. Word Power Words are powerful Words connect us Alienate Inspire Defeat us We fight them Embrace them And look to unmask them We use […]

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Dark Fun at Creative Copy Challenge

May 15, 2013

I’m not sure what it is about Creative Copy Challenge (CCC) that brings out the dark side of my creative writing. It’s a good thing it stays there. If you don’t know, CCC is a word prompt site that helps keep the creative juices flowing. I love it. The following is my latest entry of dark fun […]

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Latest Creative Copy Challenge

April 14, 2013

If you follow me at all, you know I love Creative Copy Challenge (CCC). CCC is a word prompt site to keep the creative juices flowing. The following is my latest entry to CCC. Creative Copy Challenge #323 The words in Bold are the challenge words you need to use in some creative form. Why not try […]

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Re-hooked by Creative Copy Challenge

February 18, 2013

Throughout this site (in the Creative Writing category), you will find referrals to Creative Copy Challenge (CCC). My love affair with this word prompts site, breathes life into my writing when I need a new perspective. The following is my latest entry to CCC. Creative Copy Challenge #309 The words in Bold are the challenge […]

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Creative Copy Challenge Still Rocks

February 16, 2013

I have been away from Creative Copy Challenge (CCC) much longer than I would like. For those of you who are unfamiliar with the site, it is a great place to get your creative mojo on. CCC is a writing prompt for the creative soul inside us all. Twice a week, pro and non-pro writers […]

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Why Is It So Hard to Simply Connect?

February 7, 2013

We have smartphones that surf And apps to remind We have forms to fill out And chat lines to help We tweet, we post, we pin our best And for all of that, we cannot connect Our calls get tangled in phone tree sap Our emails are bounced in Do Not Reply We wallow in […]

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Creative Copy Challenge Goes Audio

August 30, 2012

Don’t you love when one of your favorite blogs takes a new creative twist? I have extolled the virtues of Creative Copy Challenge to the point where some of you may be saying, Enough already. Writing Prompt The site is a writing prompt for the creative soul inside us all. Twice a week, pro and […]

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Short & Sweet: Making Time for Creative Copy Challenge

August 17, 2012

Business writers have a bad habit of putting off their creative writing. At least this business writer does. If you follow me at all, you know my love of the site, Creative Copy Challenge (CCC). CCC is a word prompt site designed to smash writer’s block. It posts on Mondays and Thursdays. There is a list of […]

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