Throwback Friday – Not Forgot – Eric (EDC Writing)

Flash fiction from 2017; from a memory much further back than then: He stands a foot from the wall, illuminated by strobe lit blobs and spheres, one hand in his pocket, the other holding a cold beer. 10 pm he’d guess, summer darkness outside lures moths to flight, rhythm finds his feet, yet too soon … Continue reading Throwback Friday – Not Forgot – Eric (EDC Writing)

Throwback Friday – Called Your Name – Eric (EDC Writing)

'Called Your Name' a slightly tweaked version of 'Blink' posted last year and published this year in 'Shorts - a take on poetry' ..... Early morning walking head a drift of memories a robin at my feet took to the air another came In flight they kissed suspended for a moment beak to beak their … Continue reading Throwback Friday – Called Your Name – Eric (EDC Writing)

WRITER’S WORKSHOP III, May, 2020: Story Structure, Difficult Choices, and Birds

The assignment for my creative writing class was a fun one: Write a story under 300 words that includes all the parts of ABDCE structure (more on that in the challenge), give your protagonist a strong desire, have your protagonist learn that he or she only has 24 hours to live, and give your character … Continue reading WRITER’S WORKSHOP III, May, 2020: Story Structure, Difficult Choices, and Birds

Shortlisted for a State-level Poetry Contest- Please vote for my poem-“My Survival Story”. Voting ends 31 May 2020–Megha Sood

Dear blogging family,   I’m happy and excited to share the news that one of my poems got shortlisted for “NAMI NJ Dara Axelrod Expressive Arts 2020 Mental Health Poetry Contest” among top 10 finalists. They will be choosing the winners based on voting. Please click on the link here to cast your vote. They have concealed … Continue reading Shortlisted for a State-level Poetry Contest- Please vote for my poem-“My Survival Story”. Voting ends 31 May 2020–Megha Sood

UPDATE: WRITER’S WORKSHOP II, April, 2020: Sally Packed Devilled Eggs, The “Deep-Holes” of Alice Munro

UPDATE: What have I packed? Spring, complete with coronavirus-driven sequestration, like everyone else. My spring also involves hundreds of newly started seeds for a garden and a young flock of chickens, the first three of which--beautiful Cuckoo Marans who lay dark chocolate-colored eggs--will arrive this week. I can't wait; more on that next week. For … Continue reading UPDATE: WRITER’S WORKSHOP II, April, 2020: Sally Packed Devilled Eggs, The “Deep-Holes” of Alice Munro

An Old Story by Tracy Smith, Classic Poems Presented By Go Dog Go Cafe’s, Barista’s

I was drawn towards this brilliant poem "An Old Story" by Poetry laureate Tracy Smith from her collection "Wade in Water" when I received the poster for the National Poetry Month 2019. The words in the poem bring so much hope and light so relevant to the desperate times that we all are in. An … Continue reading An Old Story by Tracy Smith, Classic Poems Presented By Go Dog Go Cafe’s, Barista’s

WRITER’S WORKSHOP I, Week 3, Curveball Challenge

Something to think about: Our talented writers have some amazing stories brewing in the Go Dog Go Café; but, the water is just getting hot, and we aren’t finished yet! Congratulations to everyone who has traveled this far in our first Writer’s Workshop journey. This week’s quote comes from a wonderful book for writers by … Continue reading WRITER’S WORKSHOP I, Week 3, Curveball Challenge