The Siren Sisters

A Story Of Fiction (Prompt taken from here.) Photo by Regös Környei on Unsplash They say a Siren’s voice is deadly to all humans whenever they hear it. I have heard tale after tale of the evils of Sirens, seducing this sailor, that little girl at the seashore, that wandering grandmother, that traveling salesman. Sirens, I was told, devoured …

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Shattered: A Bit Of Fiction For You

Photo by Ana Karenina on Pexels.com I have heard the tales of the Bone Collectors before, but I never thought that I myself would become one, much less become one for my own self. I don’t remember much about “the incident”, where I became nothing more than a chopped-up pile of carnage, flesh and bones, …

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The Magic Fabric Book

A Meditative Journey In Thread Embroidering A Fabric Book Photo by Mel Poole on Unsplash Emma Freeman recently taught a mini mixed media class for the Handmade Book Club network that I attended. She taught us how to create a fabric meditation book. I won’t go into her specifics. She does a wonderful job of explaining things herself. I highly recommend …

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What I Learned About Myself writing Every Day In The Month Of August

Photo by OVAN on Pexels.com This past August I undertook the task, for no real reason, of posting every (week) day on Medium, here on this blog, and three times a week on Substack (rather than my normal once a week). This is one reason I am having issues returning to my normal posting schedule …

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How I Use My Notebook When Journaling

Maybe You’ll Find An Idea Or Two To Try Yourself Photo by Estée Janssens on Unsplash I have had many notebooks throughout the years that I have journaled in. I have had many good thoughts, ideas, projects, and who knows what else lost in the pages. There were times I could flip through and find what I was …

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What Did You Want To Be When You Grew Up?

Finding Wisdom In The Mind Of Your Ten Year Old Self Photo by Joakim Honkasalo on Unsplash I read an article a while back about how you should choose your career. I think it was written more for the mid-life range of people, but don’t quote me on that one. (I can no longer find the article, so …

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Reflection And Gratitude

Photo by Teona Swift on Pexels.com It feels as if I have written for a thousand years in this lifetime. Honestly, it’s closer to forty (or more), but we won’t go there. I will admit there have been times when I completely stopped writing, for years at a time, due to depression, conflict, and/or having …

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