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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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Dreams of a World of Innocence

July 13, 2011

I have dreams Dreams of a world of innocence Dreams of child-like ignorance Ignorance of hate and pain Ignorance of all that harms Dreams with no tortured souls Crying why can’t we get along Dreams of a world of acceptance Where children hold no guns And are cherished As it should be In their world of […]

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Even the Greatest Authors Are Misunderstood

July 10, 2010

From Creative Copy Challenge #55 “Don’t take that tone with me. I’m serious, this is no joke. Under no circumstance, are you going to satisfy your morbid curiosity by making a copy of that sick, perverted photograph.” “But, Mooooom, how am I ever going to be a pro writer unless I know the sordid side […]

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