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

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

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