Happy Anniversary to Me

  So far, February has been a completely unforgettable month. I’ve been stretched and squeezed and confronted with many more situations in the last twenty-five days that I am literally trying to catch my breath to catch up. On the second, as you can see above, Automatic reminded and congratulated me for the six year ...


One More for 2017

Goodness! The end of the year is fast approaching and 2018 is just around the corner. For me, among other things, that means my annual payment for this blog’s plan is due soon. For that reason, and no other reason right now, I’m writing and publishing something else before then. I’m not sure what this ...


Happy Eclipse Day!

I’m sure you already know, but if not, today is the day of the total solar eclipse. This is the first total solar eclipse to be seen in so much of the continental United States since the eclipse of June 8, 1918. I’m one of the fortunate ones that aren’t driving hundreds for thousands of ...


Back At It, Again

Not too long ago I started reading a book entitled The Divine Guide to Creating a Daily Writing Practice by Pernille Norregaard, a free book I downloaded to my Kindle a little over a year ago. It’s a pretty good book if you are a struggling writer, or have designs on becoming one. Although it’s ...


Writing 201: Water

Springtime snow melting. Drips, trickles, streams a cascade Of life. Fresh water. by R. A. Richardson


Writing Success on WordPress

In my last post, I talked about the “Perfect Reader” from the point of view of the writer. I discussed several things that I believe define you and I as writers, because, truth be told, if you are reading this, you are probably writing something in your own blog – which makes you a writer. ...


Maps | Are You On Mine?

Before I publish any more articles here, I want to tell you all about my project and invite you to participate. I am creating a map…I kinda like maps…of everyone who is following this blog. I’ve managed to get the location of a few of you from your blogs…but I’ve struggled with others. If you ...


Blog Followers: Good and Bad

Four months ago, when I wrote regularly, I apparently wrote pieces that were informative or entertaining enough for readers to like them and want to see more. This may or may not have been the reason they decided to follow this blog. Regardless of the reason, I somehow managed to attract 165 followers: 131 following the blog ...


“Last Shot” | Flash Fiction – Six Words

Awake. Depressed. Fired Beretta. Fell dead.   Confront the dark parts of yourself, and work to banish them with illumination and forgiveness. Your willingness to wrestle with your demons will cause your angels to sing.~August Wilson   A six word tale for the Flash Fiction challenge.


SFI turns 20!

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