Figuring It Out (day 2)

At some point in your research about writing, you'll read a chapter or an article that highlights effective ways to utilize personal experiences. I'm not sure if it's possible to never take lessons or other experiences from your life as you explore a topic in a creative fashion. The chapter or article will eventually share …

…be the same

I just remembered a poem I wrote in French while attending an immersion program the summer of 1999. Like a song, I repeated three lines that spoke to how the summer had changed me and to how different I was from classmates. I wrote it during the final week of six. And then I remembered …

consistency

the quick flip of emotions, like factory line pancakes, take me from a calm "ah, the breeze is so lovely" to an irritated "why are you talking right now?" a classmate said she loves my personality--i'm so nice. i told her she must not know me well. of course, i don't totally mean that. but …

enjoy

a friend and i went to our local coffee shop, Kavaccinos, last night. it's a wonderful, non-chain establishment. we were there for about 3 and a half hours. fabulous! we wrote, we chatted, we read, we chatted, we wrote...and, oh yes, we sipped hot drinks. everyone should make time for writing or whatever it is …