Writers Colony Week 3: Beginnings, Bathtubs, Visits, Mochas Revisited, Reading Pages Aloud, and Random Shit

Beginnings I’ve written two beginnings here. One was a beginning for a book I’d already started, but I backed up and started anew here, so all the words found in that new opening are words I found here. The second of the two beginnings I’ve written here is for an entirely other book. I hadContinue reading “Writers Colony Week 3: Beginnings, Bathtubs, Visits, Mochas Revisited, Reading Pages Aloud, and Random Shit”

Writers Colony Week 2: More Books, Libraries, Private Property, Why, Real Life, Pages, and Stairways

More Books It’s been a long time since I’ve read like I’ve been reading here at the writers colony. I’ve been reading quickly, and in bits, usually midday while I take a break for lunch, and sometimes around midnight to get myself sleepy enough to close my eyes and drift off. I never read soContinue reading “Writers Colony Week 2: More Books, Libraries, Private Property, Why, Real Life, Pages, and Stairways”

Week 1: Inspiration, Internetlessness, Closets, Notebooks, Boys, Mochas, Books, and Writing Alone

I always do what I say I won’t do. If I say I’m keeping a vow to not eat chocolate, say, just as an example (what a horrifying example!), be assured that I will eat a bite of chocolate within four to six hours of making the vow, and I will feel guilty for anContinue reading “Week 1: Inspiration, Internetlessness, Closets, Notebooks, Boys, Mochas, Books, and Writing Alone”

How I’ll Miss You While I’m Away

Bye, blog readers and random strangers who might happen upon this blog and wonder who I am. I’ll miss you. This is the post where I really and truly log out and leave this time. I mean it. It’s time to go! As of crazy-early o’clock tomorrow morning, I’ll be throwing myself from my loftContinue reading “How I’ll Miss You While I’m Away”

Preparing for the Writers Colony

(For my previous post all about writers colonies, see here.) So here I am, days away from going. The closer I get to leaving, the more quiet I’ve found myself becoming online. I’ve had less and less to say. Maybe this is practice—since there will be no tweeting, no Facebooking, and no reading blogs orContinue reading “Preparing for the Writers Colony”