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

Writing Workshop II – The One Where Stephen Packs Something Unexpected When Sent to an Isolated Island to Make Hand Sanitizer… Join Us at the Cafe this Saturday for Week TWO!

When social distancing and stay home orders did not flatten the curve enough, they sent us all to separate islands based on our antigen contents.  Dr. F explained the reasoning, the conspiracy theorists plotted out the implications to the November elections, the President just peddled unproven drugs his son-in-law had stockpiled in January.  I just … Continue reading Writing Workshop II – The One Where Stephen Packs Something Unexpected When Sent to an Isolated Island to Make Hand Sanitizer… Join Us at the Cafe this Saturday for Week TWO!

“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

“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

“Cut Me, Mick, Cut Me!” The One Where I Take the Writing Workshop Challenge and Conjure Up 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. Throwing my support in the ring, so to speak, or should I say on the diamond... encrusted heavyweight champ's belt I … Continue reading “Cut Me, Mick, Cut Me!” The One Where I Take the Writing Workshop Challenge and Conjure Up a Measure Twice, Cut Once Scene from Rocky, not-poetry, fan-fiction by Stephen

THROWBACK FRIDAY: “Superdaddy II: It Is Time, Part One” The One Where a Dad Tells a Story to His Kids Via Email While on Deployment, not-poetry by Stephen Fuller in Anticipation of the Writers Workshop Tomorrow

This was the first part of the Superdaddy II story written for my kids when I was on a deployment down to the Caribbean and Pacific Oceans supporting an operation to interdict drugs and smugglers leaving Colombia bound for the United States. Our part of the mission was successful; we seized over a half billion … Continue reading THROWBACK FRIDAY: “Superdaddy II: It Is Time, Part One” The One Where a Dad Tells a Story to His Kids Via Email While on Deployment, not-poetry by Stephen Fuller in Anticipation of the Writers Workshop Tomorrow