Tag Archives: words

Time for a Change?

Dear Readers and Writers, This 104th week marks the second anniversary of Writer’s Block Busters. Everyday, for two years, I have posted daily kick-starters for those seeking writing help and/or inspiration. In doing so I must have become somewhat addicted to it, for … Continue reading

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Word Quest

Of this daily blog’s five parts, the one that takes the most time is the last: Word of the Day. It requires searching. I probably go about it all wrong, but I look through one of my dictionaries for a word I do … Continue reading

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Screw the Corporeal Universe

After decades of believing in my writing, a couple weeks ago, I had a negative epiphany: What’s the point? I took it even further: What’s the point of any creative stuff – stories, novels, poetry, music, movies, plays, painting, sculpting, woodworking, … Continue reading

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Flawless Fiction

Although I am an insatiable reader, there are some books – too few unfortunately – that give me pause. So flawless has the author been with language, dialogue, plot development, characters, and climax that I reach the end most reluctantly, even sadly. My mind … Continue reading

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Memories

Sometimes, when my thoughts float like dead fish on water, I’ll pull up a memory to hook a live one or two. By recalling a conversation or situation or action, I can fill out a paragraph or page or plot. It doesn’t have … Continue reading

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Words, Words, Words!

God, I love words! They are such wonderful creations, and I cannot get enough of them. They are powerful, useful, necessary, and quite interesting. From words come sentences. From sentences come paragraphs, which lead to pages, which lead to essays, stories, … Continue reading

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