Category Archives: Writing 101

Book Review:Letters to a Young Writer: by Colum McCann

Disclaimer: I was given an advanced copy of this book from Net Gallery in exchange for an honest review In my opinion the two best books for writers are Strunk’s “The Elements of Style” and Stephen King’s “On Writing”. Now … Continue reading

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50 word story:Assignment 13

      Ever Vigilant It is Thursday. Is he there? Despite the darkened sky,I see him. He is a black man sitting in a white plastic chair. He is surrounded by six white plastic chairs. Despite the darkness I see the … Continue reading

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Tribute to Veterans

IN FLANDERS FIELDS POEM The World’s Most Famous WAR MEMORIAL POEM By Lieutenant Colonel John McCrae In Flanders fields the poppies blow Between the crosses, row on row, That mark our place: and in the sky The larks still bravely … Continue reading

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Writing 101:Assignment Five

Because I knew you I have been changed for good                                            Stephen Schwartz I happen to love quotes and there are so many to chose from.Choosing just one quote for this assignment was difficult. I settled on this one as … Continue reading

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Writing 101:Assignment Four

He snapped the picture from the second floor balcony. He had a strange looking smile on his face. He was not happy with the blurred picture but he knew he had to exit the station. The train patrons were not … Continue reading

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Book Review: Twain’s End by Lynn Cullen

Disclaimer: I received this free Kindle book from the publisher through Net Galley in exchange for an honest review. Took me awhile to get through this book despite it being a good read. It was actually a great read but … Continue reading

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Writing 101: Assignment Three

One Word Inspiration: Regret “Two roads diverged in a wood..and I took the one less traveled by. And that has made all the difference” Robert Frost The assignment is one word inspiration. I chose regret. I am going to put a … Continue reading

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