50 Word Friday #33: Grass

The blades tickle my nose as I lay in the yard. It is late enough that the heat of the day is being blown away by a cool wind. The earthy smell of the soil, and that distinct smell that only comes from grass lulls me into a contented sleep.

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50 Word Friday #32: Late

No time to wash hair. Dust it with dry shampoo. Teeth brushed frantically. Makeup isn’t happening. A mismatched pair of shorts and shirt that just came out of the dryer and sandals complete the hodgepodge of clothing. Cursing the unsung alarm, I hope fifteen minutes is still considered fashionably late.

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Writing, editing, and the act of helping others.

So, if anyone saw my Facebook post the other day you’ll know that my editing is not going as smoothly as I would have liked. I knew the later chapters would be rough, but I had hoped that my earlier chapters would be better because I had spent some time editing those as I finished […]

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Moving today’s post to Friday

I didn’t anticipate how much work I needed to move on to my computer before printing out my draft, and since I wanted to do a post about how I go about my editing process with a physical copy I’m going to have to move today’s post to Friday. I even wanted to post pictures […]

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50 Word Friday #31: Umbratic

Shade cools against the splintering heat of the midday sun. Sweat tickles against the band on my baseball cap. I rub at the annoyance. I step deeper into the grey shelter of the tree and my hand over my shoulder blades. Wonderfully, the heat of my sunburn begins to fade.

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No posts this week.

It’s later than normal, but I wanted to get something out to let everyone know I won’t be posting this week. I tore some ligaments in my forearm so I’m in a sling and brace for the next several weeks. I may be able to type with both hands next week so there might be […]

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