Tag Archives: Writing

Read or Write

I love books but I’ve read very little of late. You may be asking, “If you love books, why aren’t you reading them?” A fair question. I will address it in a roundabout manner. There must be at least a … Continue reading

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Striking Six Again

Having just finished a very long piece, novel-length in fact, I find myself wanting to write shorter things. So I’m returning to the shortest form I know of, the six-word story. Think of it as a pallet cleanser, like an … Continue reading

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The Forward Comes At The End-Arrondisement

First, I’d like to say thank you to everyone who read and enjoyed the “Arrondissement.” Your support was an important part of writing this. Second, I have to admit, this tale was entirely accidental. About a year and a half … Continue reading

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Captain’s Log-Supplemental

Here’s the direct link for the account. Tweets by TrekHaiku

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Hailing frequencies open

As my faithful readers know, I have a twitter account where I post a D&D themed haiku on twitter, @D_and_DHaiku. I’m branching out into a new area of nerdy micro-poetry, Star Trek! I will be exploring all of the many … Continue reading

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Young At Heart-Arrondissement Part Twenty Two

From the Arrondissement Courant EVERYTHING OLD IS NEW AGAIN By Eloise Van der Linde October 23rd, 394th Year of the Thrush For those who frequent the paths of the Jardin des Gens in the afternoon, Willem Molyneux, 93, is a … Continue reading

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An Evening Stroll-Arrondissement Part Seven

He stopped by the grocer to pickup some root vegetables and fresh peas, then it was off to the meat market for some catoblepas tri tip. The butcher handed his order wrapped in bright red paper and Sergeant Arpin gave … Continue reading

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An Appointment-Arrondissement Part One

The cabbie’s head was a swarm of fireflies and it swayed as he turned to the left. His plethora of eyes insured that he never had an accident. Today had started with clear day rich purple skies, but green clouds … Continue reading

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Six times eleven

Evil lives in darkness and sunshine. Hope is a lie and yet… Too busy to answer, oh really? Get through the day, that’s enough. Ocean glitters prettily. Sharks lurk below. Check for traps. That’s good advice. Ending or beginning, answer … Continue reading

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Just me and my words

Writing is a lonely business. This is not a cry for help, more of a statement of fact. It consists mainly of sitting alone punching a keyboard or scribbling in a notebook, punctuated with long, empty pauses as you stare … Continue reading

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