COLLECT: Five Minute Friday

Five Minute Friday. Time to free-write again to develop better writing discipline.  The word prompt for today is COLLECT. Here goes . . .   FIVE MINUTES ... Keep Reading...

Is Blogging a Form of Narcissism? Should I quit?

I’ve thought about quitting. This blog — just quitting. This week marks 7 years since My Place to Yours made its foray into Blogland. Perhaps it’s the “perfect” time to quit.   But honestly? I don’t want to quit. I love my time here; there just hasn’t been enough of it lately.   But those voices . . . They just won’t go away.  ... Keep Reading...

COMFORT: Five Minute Friday

This is a first for me. For years I've watched Five Minute Friday with interest. It's a creative, "stream of thought" writing exercise that begins with a word-prompt. You just set a timer and write for five minutes. No editing. No cheating.   Many times I've thought,   I should try that someday.   "Someday" finally arrived this morning.   Yes, I realize today is Saturday, but . . .  I'm going to participate in this exercise and see where it takes me. Hopefully I'll get in the habit of doing it weekly.   FIVE MINUTES ... Keep Reading...