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The Fountain of Youth

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NaNo–Day 26

On November 25, I made it to 74,063 words and on November 26, I made it to 78,934 words. After five days of not knowing how the novel ends, I had a breakthrough. So now the goal is to either make it to 100,000 words or to reach the end of the story.

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The Opposite of Loneliness

What a beautiful book! Every writer needs to read Marina’s stories and essays. I was particularly thrilled that one of the stories mentions crumbs in a jar and one of the essays is about her childhood and dealing with Celiac Disease.

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The Sketchbook Project

I have decided to participate in The Sketchbook Project. My sketchbook has arrived in the mail, and now I’m working on what story I want to tell and illustrate. If you’re interested in participating, click here for more information.

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Time to Typewriter

Today I typed three pages of fiction on my typewriter and made a handy outline of places to describe in my story.

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One Hundred Demons by Lynda Barry

Lynda Barry’s “One Hundred Demons” is an entertaining read with wise words. This is a book I will definitely reread. Now I’ll try my hand at drawing some of my own demons.

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The Letter Project–Letter to Whitney

My latest letter to Whitney includes art, Halloween greetings, and a story via stick figures.

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Prompt-Monday, May 21

This past week I started participating in a flash fiction contest with fellow writers. Given a prompt, we have one hour to write a complete story from the length of a sentence to a 1,000 words. Then we post it and comment, so it’s a workshop too. Take an hour and write. See what magic …

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Adventures and a short story

Happy 4th of July! I hope you all have a great holiday. Yesterday I took some adventures with my family to Fort Meigs and the Toledo Museum of Art. I’ve been to Fort Niagara and Fort George in the past. Some of the demonstrators said that women had to be married to live in the …

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