Five Things Friday – STORIES

If you follow me on Facebook, you already have an Inkling what this post is about. On Tuesday, I posted the following status:

“Netflix offers us the opportunity to see all our shows from the very beginning. Dot and I are working through Grey’s Anatomy. At times cute, endearing, vulgar and heartpounding. Tonight we saw an older episode that suggested it’s harder to ignore someone if you know Five Things about them. My Five Things are in the first comment. What are yours?”

There weren’t too many comments on that post, but I did get a few messages that … read the rest. . .

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I Want to Write in that Style

I saw the new James Bond movie tonight. SKYFALL. Don’t worry, I won’t give away any spoilers.

Have I told you how hard it is for me to watch movies or television? It has to be an exceptionally good program to distract me from my Writer’s Brain that is always trying to rewrite the scenes.

An even better program is one that inspires me to not write. I can often be found scribbling notes in the dark of the theater, but a great movie keeps my eyes, and thoughts, on the screen.

SKYFALL did just that. Only occasionally did I … read the rest. . .

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Every now and then, I wonder if my goals and dreams are reachable. Am I really doing what I’m supposed to be doing, or am I wasting my time? If I’m supposed to be a writer, why aren’t I published yet? Can I report back to my family, friends, and readers that I’m really doing everything I can to reach these goals, or am I just sitting around waiting for that Golden Ticket to fall in my lap?

Am I just fooling myself?

I think not!

Because every time I think of throwing in the towel, two things happen: First, … read the rest. . .

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