I’m a terrible writer. Ever so often I growl in envy, that some people simply have the skill to build words in such a manner that they create the most vivid scenes in a mere fraction of the composition. And ever so effortlessly, these people seem to do this in the first draft, with perhaps … Continue reading The broke writers toolbox of 8 ABSOLUTELY FREE APP’s for 2018
Perfection. It’s been somewhat of my theme for the year. This ideal of perfection, holds us back in our creative endeavours, our relationships, our goals, and our self-compassion. Perfection, very often is a shackle of fear. So as I look over my blog and social media for the year, here are some quotes I came … Continue reading 6 Perfect quotes on perfection
Rainbows are magical, it’s a cliché if I may. promises, wishes I pray. they’re a portal To a better world for those of us who are mortal. *** If blue birds fly, why oh why can’t I? *** Rainbow nation. I had a dream. Rainbows are magical. So they say. Unicorns, kittens and the sparkling … Continue reading Rainbows are magical
I wanted to ask what your favorite bedtime story was as a child, but then not all of us were read to. Reading was not a big thing in my own upbringing. But we did have an old vinyl record with several fairy tales on it. And we had a TV. Later, once I could read … Continue reading As a child, what was your favorite fairy tale?
Lost, Mindless lines – tap, tap. Stencil Word graffiti with a pencil. Always same, name, same, game A cliché with no counter-claim. Obtrusive. Can’t move on. Turn back so long, When was the last time? Something wrong. One word. One proclamation. One script. The page pressed deep, the pen ripped. Verified, no abbreviation. Agitation. Frustration. … Continue reading One word obsession #poetry
As most other bloggers, I write this blog because I’m bored and can’t find a better pass time. To indulge my craving to fill this blog with something else than chocolate, I’ve let slip this ‘word of the day feature’. It’s not like people can easily open the dictionary and discover words for themselves. Not … Continue reading Word of the day – satire
Today I hope to make you chuckle. This little spark was on the radio many moons ago, while I was driving home. Due to the fact that I blogged it way back when, I can still share it with great detail. There once was this boy, blond hair with summer speckles, named John. From the … Continue reading What’s the best writer’s joke you know?
When it comes to sarcasm, there is a fine line between rude and witty. That line is even harder to walk when it comes to writing. Helena Hann – Basquiat and her co-conspirator Penny seem to have it down to a fine art. This is what I enjoy most about the writings of this author. … Continue reading #Book Review: Memoirs of a Dilettante Volume One by @HHBasquiat
African Me and Satellite TV is a novel by South African born author Jo Robinson. The story line is a prime example of Robinson’s love of writing about human frailty. The story takes place in modern-day Zimbabwe (after Morgan Tvangirai’s party merged government with ruling party led by Robert Mugabe 2009 - 2013). After years … Continue reading African Me and Satellite TV by @jorobinson176 #BookReview
You were there lingering At the forefront of my mind. Complete with opening lines, Title names And formatting options. But before I penned a word Made a few bullet points Or powered up my computer I shot you down! Not because you were not good Or worthy of composing But the sudden pulse … Continue reading To the blog posts I did not write