Brave and Reckless ‘Moon Ate The Dark’ Creativity Prompt Challenge

One of my favorite writing challenges I hosted on Brave and Reckless since I launched the blog was the Moon Ate the Dark Challenge back in 2017.  I still love the prompt and would love to see what new pieces of writing or art it might inspire. The Rules Write or create an original piece that embraces … Continue reading Brave and Reckless ‘Moon Ate The Dark’ Creativity Prompt Challenge

Exciting News!

Exciting News! I am going to be hosting a weekly Writer’s Workshop here on Saturdays, beginning March 7th. Please join me for a fun, challenging opportunity to stretch your writing skills in this friendly environment. I love the group at GDG! I’m thrilled to be joining you, especially in a format that explores the power … Continue reading Exciting News!

Wednesday’s Level UP Challenge, 2/19/20 and Tuesday’ Writing Prompt Challenge Round UP

Good morning Friends, Baristas, and regular guests here at the Go Dog Go Cafe, our weekly Level UP Challenge moves to a new day and time. As I mentioned last week, I am still sorting out how to make this work. Since Tuesday is the day Beth and Devereaux work the cafe bar with their … Continue reading Wednesday’s Level UP Challenge, 2/19/20 and Tuesday’ Writing Prompt Challenge Round UP

Tuesday Writing Prompt Challenge: Tuesday, 25, 2020

Devereaux Frazier and Beth Amanda are currently hosting the Tuesday Writing Prompt Challenge which was started by our star writer Christine Ray. We hope to offer all of you something that will spark your creativity and willingness to participate. The prompts are designed to be quick challenges that can be written in 10 to 15minutes,  inspire … Continue reading Tuesday Writing Prompt Challenge: Tuesday, 25, 2020

Promote Yourself Monday, 2/24/20 and Roundup for 2/17/20

Welcome to Promote Yourself Monday.  All Go Dog Go Cafe community members are invited to post one link to one specific piece of their writing (600 words or less please!) they have published on their blog, Facebook page, or Instagram feed into the comments section below. What an absolutely amazing week we had last week! We continue to … Continue reading Promote Yourself Monday, 2/24/20 and Roundup for 2/17/20

Stephen’s Sunday Chat 2/23/20: Evolution of a Cafe, Promoting Podcasts, Writing Workshops, and Veterans.

After Michelangelo died, someone found in his studio a piece of paper on which he had written a note to his apprentice, in the handwriting of his old age: ‘Draw, Antonio, draw, Antonio, draw and do not waste time.’ Annie Dillard from The Writing Life page 79. Write, friends, write, friends, write and do not … Continue reading Stephen’s Sunday Chat 2/23/20: Evolution of a Cafe, Promoting Podcasts, Writing Workshops, and Veterans.

Guest Barista: “Grandma” by Anna Banasiak

Grandma In a rocking chair at the window she was left alone tired unwanted still behind the glass she sees her sons grandchildren little granddaughter behind the curtain sad Anka only old furniture faithful to death remained I'm a poet and occupational therapist. My poems have been published in New York, London, Surrey, Australia, Canada, … Continue reading Guest Barista: “Grandma” by Anna Banasiak