Posts Tagged ‘postaday2011’

I’m reading my favorite writing book, “A Writer’s Book of Days: A Spirited Companion and Lively Muse for the Writing Life” by Judy Reeves and Janet Fitch.  The book contains excellent writing prompts for each day of the year.  Every seven days there are inspiring, funny or thought provoking articles about the craft of writing.  The article I’m reading now is “How Can You Tell When Imagination is Present?”  The author lists a number of ways you can tell that imagination is live and present in your life and writing.  Here are a few of my favorites:

This week’s WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge is Hope.  Normally the weekly photo challenges aren’t much of a challenge, if you discount trying to figure out where in your computer you put the picture that popped up in your head.  But hope, that’s a hard one.  I don’t see hope as a visual.  I feel it.  I hear it.  I think I can even smell it.  I can write paragraphs about it, but I can’t picture it.

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I made the mistake of reading my email before writing this morning.  I have so much interesting email coming in that I can get distracted easily.  Before I know it hours have gone by.  That was the case this morning.  I had a wonderful time downloading book samples and boppnig around all over the net. (more…)

Cee has her new Share Your World blog out now. This week’s questions are:

1.  If you could choose anyone, who would you pick as your mentor?
2.  When was the last time you had an amazing meal?
3.  Would you rather take pictures or be in pictures?
4.  Describe yourself in seven words.

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Here are my entries to the Weekly Photo Challenge.

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I think it would be great fun to take photographs of what can be seen through open windows.  Let’s ignore the fact that it’s probably illegal and definitely an invasion of privacy.  Pretend we’re looking into doll houses.  What would we see?  (more…)

I recently took a time management class through my day job.  One of the practices that was advocated was multitasking.  An example of that was to write a report while eating your lunch.  Whatever happened to the idea of eating your lunch while eating your lunch?  Why do we have to be over achievers, always striving to get more done?  (more…)