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What If?

What if retirement came first with enough money to play and take vacations until the age of 50 when you would begin to work?  What would you do with the money and time?

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  Maybe the “Eskimo” solution to the problem of growing old could be deemed to be a bit harsh. When Grandma was past her use-by date, her family patted her on the head and bid her a fond farewell and … Continue reading

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Lesson One – What if?

What if I could do whatever I want, go wherever I want if money and time weren’t an issue? I would own a beautiful new car. My own 2 bedroom flat, furnished just the way I like it. I would … Continue reading

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Best Man Billy Episode 3 Across the street and two doors down from Billy, lived Freddie Lattice. Freddie lived with his widowed mother in a tiny and dilapidated weatherboard cottage that was cowering behind the randomly spread pickets of a … Continue reading

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Lesson 1 – I Know I’m Awake

I know I am awake. The sun seems awfully bright and the place where I am laying is awfully hard. My head hurts and I can feel the blood pumping in my temples. I crack open my left eye and … Continue reading

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The Next Time I Go Shopping

The Next Time I Go Shopping Posted on October 2, 2015 by ereynard The Next Time I Go Shopping There She goes again, holding her breath and picking my lovely poop out of the box. Next She will add more … Continue reading

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Goldilocks’ Cross To Bear

Creativity Techniques for Writers Class Workbook LESSON 7 WRITING PROMPT: Write a story or poem based on a fairy-tale, folktale, or myth, that changes the ending and other elements of the original story (e.g., Cinderella’s prince marries one of the … Continue reading

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Kingfishers (Haiku)

Kingfishers Flashes of azure Sunlight pierces the darkness To let the birds through

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Lesson 1c – Losing Control – Part 3

This is the final chapter for this short story “Losing Control”.  I don’t know, but I think the ending is not all that great. Am I missing something? However, I welcome other thoughts and opinion. Final – Part 3 of … Continue reading

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The River Gum

OPTIONAL EXERCISE: Choose a topic for a poem. If you want, you can use one of these topics: shadows, the rain, dancing, a tree. Now take a poem or story you’ve written in the past about another topic. Use at … Continue reading

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