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Goin' to Texas

3 hours ago 2 minute read 1 comment uthus2000

Gammy and I have a daughter in central Texas and we've been coming out to see her the last few years in October. I'm not quite sure what we were expecting to find when we got here. Part of us knew that people here would be wearing masks everywhe...

Lovely Birthday Message.

6 hours ago 1 minute read 0 comments Olawalium

I received so many lovely birthday messages and I totally enjoyed every single one of them. This is one sent by a lady I met not more than 6 months. She is super young but with a huge presence and matured words. I am always excited when people feel...

Break.

12 hours ago 1 minute read 0 comments Olawalium

I took a break from writing for the first time in a long while yesterday. I didn't make a single new post. I didn't even scribble down anything. Not for lack of words to speak or muse but due to the overwhelming situation of Nigeria.   It is hard t...

The Beauty of Writers - My take on the flow of writing

14 hours ago 1 minute read 4 comments KingKD

The Beauty of Writers There is everything therapeutic about writing that just can't be compared to anything really. In knowing that writing is more powerful than spell casting and other types or forms of manifestation preparations. It is a beautiful...

NaNoWriMo - How to write 50,000 words without dying in the attempt - Basic strategies

21 Oct 2020 2 minute read 0 comments DawCrash

NaNoWriMo is an online writing event where the goal is to draft a 50,000-word novel in November. In this article, I'll explain the main strategies for reaching the goal. Typing 50,000 words in 1 month may seem overwhelming, but it's not so difficult...

Names for children inspired by the universe and astronomy that begin with C and D

19 Oct 2020 1 minute read 1 comment Bcnsecretplaces

When we are expecting a baby, one of the first things we start playing and thinking about is the choice of name. Some couples are clear about this and choose to continue the tradition of using the family name, but others decide to seek inspiration fr...

The art of consensus

19 Oct 2020 3 minute read 0 comments Duvinca

Counting days, ballots and agreements. New electoral panorama, what is politics about, leading, reaching a consensus or both? Also at work? Politics should not be only about command, dictatorships and arbitrary actions are not part of formal democrac...

Whose chainsaw? (5 minute freewrite)

18 Oct 2020 1 minute read 0 comments uthus2000

"I figure that belongs to old man Sams. You know anybody else that uses a McCulloch chainsaw?" The deputy shook his head and said, "Nobody I can think of right off hand." Sams was a crotchety old bastard that lived way back in the holler. He ran...

By the Skin of my Teeth. Chapter 5, 'Forgiveness'. Final chapter, Last part.

18 Oct 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Dove Grey

FORGIVENESS  His face aged and weatherworn, Johnny stood at the once doorway of his burned out house. Twenty years ago he had come in from the cold. He had survived these twenty years by tolerating his specialist doctors’ incipient madness’s. Mia was...

"I ain't quite sure what I seen." (5 minute freewrite)

18 Oct 2020 1 minute read 0 comments uthus2000

"Whatever it was, it run off behind the bush over yonder." People in these parts were not very particular with their grammar. They didn't much take to "schoolin'." "Like I done told that newspaper feller that was snoopin' 'round here before, I a...