Tag: nonfiction

Observations: Hiccup Monday

The writing process is… The art of writing a blog post to be published to the alternative Syracuse New Times.  Disliking it.  Scrapping 1,000 words written without hesitation. The art of writing a second post, disliking it before scrapping the 600 words without hesitation. Finally writing and settling on a third draft. Disliking parts, tweaking…

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Observations

***   ***   *** Love like a drag from a cigarette.* ***   ***   *** My reluctance walked slowly, backwards out of my mouth. ***   ***   *** Her thoughts are flower petals, bold and poignant.  However, one you try to move, manipulate those those words, petals off the stem, they brown…

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Winding Down

Thank you.  Yes, You. There is much to be thankful for this year, and it’s best to recognize it before December hits.  We can begin at my reawakening, the moment where I’ve been more conscientious about who I am, what I do/would like to do, and the type of person I’m aming to be–a better…

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Daytripping in New Jersey

Sorry.  There was no post yesterday (obviously).  I’m starting this Weird Wednesday series off to a terrible start.  (Wah-waaaaaaaaah.)  To describe that lack of a pilot episode, it’s a picnic basket left at your front door after my ringing the doorbell and ringing.  Looking out of your door window or peephole–depending on where you live–you…

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Posting Fiction: A Quandary

There was an elaborate plan to post more fiction.  The recent post, which was supposed to be for yesterday, started out with a song, but not me singing (you can thank me for that), and the story flowed from there.  The concepts from recent posts had got my mind generating thoughts and ideas; the idea unfolded like a…

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Sounds to Paper to Screen

I would like to share a blog post, but only a segment of it, a paragraph, which is actually the first of only two in the entire post, by a blogger.  This blogger goes by the name of Opinionated Man through the blog Harsh Reality.  I highly recommend everyone to read this blog.  The particular post…

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