Archive for September, 2013

Monday Writing Prompt

Posted in writing prompts with tags on September 30, 2013 by Susan Crane

Monday Writing Prompt

What if all of your words were watercolors? What are the pigments that shade and shape the story of your life?

Friday Haiku

Posted in friday haiku, new mexico with tags , on September 27, 2013 by Susan Crane

Making my way home
A summer of long mornings
How fragile they were

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Writers on Writing

Posted in writers on writing with tags , on September 26, 2013 by Susan Crane

Writers on Writing

“Write the story that you were always afraid to tell. I swear to you that there is magic in it, and if you show yourself naked for me, I’ll be naked for you. It will be our covenant.”

― Dorothy Allison

Great First Lines

Posted in great first lines with tags , , on September 25, 2013 by Susan Crane

Great First Lines

“Many years later, in front of the firing squad, colonel Aureliano Buendía would remember that distant afternoon his father took him to see ice.”
― Gabriel Garcí­a Márquez, One Hundred Years of Solitude

Tuesday Quote

Posted in quotes with tags , on September 24, 2013 by Susan Crane

Write beautifully what people don’t want to hear.
Frederick Seidel.

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Monday Writing Prompt

Posted in writing prompts with tags on September 23, 2013 by Susan Crane

Monday Writing Prompt

There is a splendid necessity of place in our writing. Today, write about the place, whether literal or metaphorical, that informs the narrative of your days. What holds you there? What pushes you away? Write by hand. Let your words have a tactile magic.

Friday Haiku

Posted in friday haiku, my words with tags , , on September 20, 2013 by Susan Crane

Friday Haiku

Wilderness finds us
Challenges our poetry
Prays us into grace