Seven Links7/13/19 Traci Kenworth

Seven Links…7/13/19 Traci Kenworth Writing: 1. “And so it ends, after 67 years. One of the great American institutions, Mad Magazine, is closing up shop. Gone but not forgotten will be the famous Mad mascot, Alfred E. Neuman, whose mysterious background is discussed here. So popular was he that he occasionally ran for president, with the slogan: “You could […]

Writerly Things…10/29/18

Writerly Things…10/29/18 Traci Kenworth   How Do You Find Your Inspiration? Inspiration can be found in anything around us. Take a walk for instance. Fallen leaves, isolation, a campground might inspire you to write a scary tale. A trip to the city might bring up corruption, brutality, and homelessness. Driving down the road might tip […]

Writerly Things 11/11/19: More Fun with the Future Traci Kenworth

Writerly Things 11/11/19: More Fun with the Future Traci Kenworth Here’s some more predictions. The cats will rule the world. Well, Bastet rose in power till 1500 BC, so it stands to reason she’d like another try. Why not with how enamored we are with cat videos, pics, etc. I’m sure that’s what’s behind the […]

Copper Burnished Autumn

Originally posted on Charmed Chaos:
“Do you know what the earth meditates upon in autumn?”- Pablo Neruda When autumn’s burnished light drifts across the garden, copper shadows stagger onto the littered pathI ponder what leaves are feeling as they scatter at my feetDo they know their life is over and soon, they’ll rot and die…

Give Your Character a Dream

This past week on Monday Night Football between the Dallas Cowboys and the New York Giants, play was interrupted for a short time when a black cat somehow wandered onto the field. No one knows where it came from or (as of this writing) where it is now. It’s probably hiding somewhere in the bowels […]