31 days to write your story

If you’re gonna write about writing for 31 days straight then maybe you have writing on the mind. Because maybe you’ve been writing something? I kinda, sorta have. Can’t wait to tell you all about it tomorrow! Photo by the lovely Michele-Lyn.

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So I sit in the dark as Sandy rages outside and our family sleeps in one room tonight. I sit in the old white rocker listening to Zoe breathe and the winds howl and I know why we need your words. Even in a storm. Especially in a storm. Because if no one wrote it […]

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I’ve been traveling and my fingers couldn’t seem to find a keyboard and my head couldn’t seem to find words anyway. I confessed to Nester that I’d missed 2 days in my 31 day streak. She laughed over shared drinks at Starbucks and said she’d missed as well. So then I felt better. Grace and […]

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So, here’s the skinny: every Friday for over a year hundreds of people join a kind of writing flash mob over here. We write for five minutes flat. All on the same prompt that I post here at 1 minute past midnight EST ever Friday. And we connect on Twitter with the hashtag #FiveMinuteFriday {and […]

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My people are asleep 3 states away from me tonight. I miss them. Especially the littlest one who will call for me tonight and at 2am I won’t be rocking her, with her fingers wrapped around my upper arm, stroking my skin, whispering her tiny breaths in and out in a miracle I remember most […]

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A year ago today we rode through the Pennsylvania trees on our way to Allume Blogging Conference. I’m headed there again today. We had two and half hours of open road and autumn miles — mere appetizers for girl talk; we dig in. I ask her about writing – about her voice and what it […]

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