Tag Archives: Writing

Writers Toolbox: Taste

“A writer needs three things: experiences, observation and imagination, any two of which, at times, any one of which, can supply the lack of others.” William Faulkner OBSERVATION: TASTE    Using taste as a descriptor can be challenging. If your … Continue reading

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Writer’s Toolbox: Observation: SOUND

OBSERVATION “A writer needs three things: experiences, observation and imagination, any two of which, at times, any one of which, can supply the lack of others.” William Faulkner Life is the artist’s palette. Everything is material for a writer. Use … Continue reading

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Writing rituals

Writers have rituals of creating the right frame of mind before putting any words on a page. Writers are known for their craziness. To prove that point, a few examples:  Jack Kerouac touched the ground nine times before writing. Steinbeck … Continue reading

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Main Vacation- Maine

Vacation time.  A time to decompress, reflect and enjoy.  This one is a special one. Our rental house overlooks Chandler Bay  in Jonesport, Maine.  Each morning, we watch lobster boats in the ocean, birds diving for food and enjoy the … Continue reading

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An Irish Tale

As a guest speaker at book clubs and writing groups one ot the most frequently asked questions is: Where do you get your ideas? My answer is everywhere. One of the topics I use to illustrate  where one finds ideas … Continue reading

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REECE WRITES: A WRITER’S ADVENTURE

To me, writing is an adventure; it takes you to uncharted territory, provides hair-raising, nail-biting journeys, which are entertaining and sometimes, rewarding. I am a “pantser,” meaning I write by-the-seat-of-my-pants. I do not begin and then follow a detailed, complex … Continue reading

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