Brave and Reckless Call for Submissions – Sharing Our Truths: Finding Connection Through Writing And Art As We Process covid-19

I wrote earlier today about personal struggles I am having deciding what to post on Brave and Reckless during these uncertain times (While Rome Burns).  My very wise friend Georgiann Carlson at Rethinking Life reminded me that I am known for my writing/creativity prompts and that it would make sense for me to collect and publish writing … Continue reading Brave and Reckless Call for Submissions – Sharing Our Truths: Finding Connection Through Writing And Art As We Process covid-19

Brave and Reckless ‘I am more than breath and bone’ Creativity Prompt Challenge

One of my favorite Brave and Reckless writing challenges from 2017 was the phrase ‘I am more than breath and bone’.  This worthy prompt will serve as my April Creativity Challenge and I look forward to seeing what new pieces of writing or art it might inspire. The Rules Write or create an original piece … Continue reading Brave and Reckless ‘I am more than breath and bone’ Creativity Prompt Challenge

“Cut Me, Mick, Cut Me!” The One Where I Take the Third Writing Workshop Challenge and Work the Opening Sentence, not-poetry, fan-fiction by Stephen

Good evening Baristas, friends, and guests of the Go Dog Go Cafe! Have you heard? Tanya Cliff has been leading a fantastic Writing Workshop every Saturday and we would LOVE to have you participate. Last week, Tanya discussed how to create an effective opening sentence by developing tension with a 'but' construction; like how good … Continue reading “Cut Me, Mick, Cut Me!” The One Where I Take the Third Writing Workshop Challenge and Work the Opening Sentence, not-poetry, fan-fiction by Stephen

Promote Yourself Monday, March 23, 2020 and Round UP from March 16, 2020

Welcome to Promote Yourself Monday.  We had another great week perhaps because of the Coronavirus Pandemic. So please, once again, 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 … Continue reading Promote Yourself Monday, March 23, 2020 and Round UP from March 16, 2020

“Cut Me, Mick, Cut Me!” The One Where I Take the Second Writing Workshop Challenge and Cut 10% off a Measure Twice, Cut Once Scene from Rocky, not-poetry, fan-fiction by Stephen

Good evening Baristas, friends, and guests of the Go Dog Go Cafe! Have you heard? There is a Writing Workshop going on every Saturday this month and we would LOVE to have you participate. Tomorrow we move on to the Third Week and it is time to show up with homework if you haven't gotten … Continue reading “Cut Me, Mick, Cut Me!” The One Where I Take the Second Writing Workshop Challenge and Cut 10% off a Measure Twice, Cut Once Scene from Rocky, not-poetry, fan-fiction by Stephen

THROWBACK FRIDAY: “Superdaddy II: It Is Time, Part Two” The One Where a Dad Re-tells a Story to His Kids Via the Inter-webs While They Are on LOCKDOWN, not-poetry by Stephen Fuller

The burly young man bounded down the stairs in his white tank-top and grey sweatpants.  As usual the three-legged terrier greeted him with suspicion. He growled back. The dog did not relent but dug in on her two good front legs.  A routine morning. The man feigned defeat, fell on the floor, and let the … Continue reading THROWBACK FRIDAY: “Superdaddy II: It Is Time, Part Two” The One Where a Dad Re-tells a Story to His Kids Via the Inter-webs While They Are on LOCKDOWN, not-poetry by Stephen Fuller

Brave and Reckless Quickfire Creativity Prompt Challenge: ‘It’s The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine)’

The song that has been playing in my head since the Corona Virus started hitting close to home is REM’s It’s The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine).  I have given up on trying to get it out of my head (pointless, apparently) and have decided to instead embrace … Continue reading Brave and Reckless Quickfire Creativity Prompt Challenge: ‘It’s The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine)’