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  • 5 things brooklyn creativestay writing
    5 THINGS

    5 Things.

    1. Feeling settled into my home, neighborhood, job. Having some semblance of a routine. Finally beginning to get comfortable. 2. Visiting Alex’s folks for Thanksgiving and offering to make them a Persian meal. Not knowing…

    November 30, 2016
  • JAPAN kyoto writing short stories murakami

    Writing Short Stories

    “One more nice thing about short stories is that you can create a story out of the smallest details -an idea that springs up in your mind, a word, an image, whatever. In most…

    June 4, 2015

    Writing Challenge for the Weekend

      This weekend is so close, I can taste it. And not only that, but I have no plans for the next two days. None. Which leaves me feeling optimistic about how creatively productive I can…

    April 25, 2015

    The Roommate Challenge

    Today my roommates and I are all moving back in together, which is all kinds of exciting. But it got me thinking. About roommates, and how people mix. Some people are like a perfect…

    August 27, 2013
  • Prompts WRITE

    Working Hard or Hardly Working

    Sometimes, I’ll be full of motivation and inspiration (a rare combo) so I grab my notebook, a pen, maybe my laptop, and make a dash for the nearest coffee shop. But by the time…

    August 20, 2013
  • Prompts WRITE

    Thinking Big

    “What is it that you want out of life? Where do you wish to go? What do you wish to see? What experiences do you want to have? Whom do you want to share…

    July 30, 2013
  • Prompts WRITE

    You are Profound.

    You, yes you, reading this right this very second. You are amazing. In every conceivable way, in your conception. In every thing you do and say and think and feel. I could go on…

    July 28, 2013
  • Prompts WRITE

    The Quote as a Prompt

    “Respect yourself enough to walk away from anything that no longer serves you, grows you, or makes you happy.” —Robert Tew   Hey everyone! I’m big, big, big on using evocative quotes as inspiration for…

    July 28, 2013