Tag Archives: Creative Writing

17 Words That Together, Speak Volumes

“Be / As a page that aches for a word / Which speaks on a theme that is timeless…” © 1973 Neil Diamond, Lyrics from the movie soundtrack Jonathan Livingston Seagull.   So often, as writers, we struggle to fill … Continue reading

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Reflections

I awoke this morning intending to write a reflection on a topic that is often in my thoughts, but try as I might, I was unable to find words that would adequately express what is in my heart: there are not … Continue reading

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Solitude

Beside my computer, on my desk, sits a small, framed photograph of a child wearing a blue and white seersucker dress with smocked bodice, embroidered pink flowers shirring the fabric bracketed by puffy sleeves. How is it possible that I … Continue reading

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Playing with Words

The late Madeleine L’Engle made the following wry observation with respect to her writing, and I can’t help but agree with her initial premise, though not always the second: “You have to write the book that wants to be written. … Continue reading

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