Shocking headlines, controversial stories and gossip dominate media coverage. Today’s writing challenge is exactly that. A fictional news story about Social Programs being murdered by Corporate Deserter in the little community of 99 Percent Woods.
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If there is one stereotype about men, in which we are almost universally accused of by women, it’s the ability for us to express Love. Not surprising, when I looked at today’s writing challenge topic, a bit of panic set it. ”I have to write what? A Love Letter?!?” Sappy, sticky, gooey love letter… Well, here is my attempt at it, let me know what you think? Continue reading “Love Letter. #500WED Writing Challenge.”
I suppose it is appropriate that first ever blog post, is the letter to my inner critic and a frank discussion he and I should have of why I have not blogged before, and it is this quote by Anne Lamott, that got me going.
“Perfectionism is the voice of the oppressor, the enemy of the people. It will keep you cramped and insane your whole life, and it is the main obstacle between you and a shitty first draft. I think perfectionism is based on the obsessive belief that if you run carefully enough, hitting each stepping-stone just right, you won’t have to die. The truth is that you will die anyway and that a lot of people who aren’t even looking at their feet are going to do a whole lot better than you, and have a lot more fun while they’re doing it.” ~ Anne Lamott
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