Monthly Archives: August 2011

Writing Exercise #3

Set a timer for 15 minutes. Write as though it were your last day on earth. Write with urgency, continually (for that 15 minutes) and do not correct type O’s! This is good practice for opening sentences/paragraphs/ pages that will … Continue reading

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“Dog Stares” in honor of National Homeless Animal day

Dog Stares by Deborah Marcussen The dog wants something I know not what He stares at me Like I’m a nut His eyes they bore Into my head With messages He’s left unsaid He has a stare For when he … Continue reading

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Writing Exercise #2

Write an opening sentence describing your life at this moment. Write as if it were the beginning of your Memoir. It must be a maximum of 35 words and it should “grab” your audience from the start!

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