Internet Say hello to Writeropolis!

Say hello to Writeropolis!

I’m happy to announce that Writeropolis is alive. When I was searching for a unique name for the Facebook page to reflect my writing life, I couldn’t come up with a good name. I used some name generators, and stumbled upon writeropolis. Writer to reflect what I do, and then opolis reminded me of Metropolis, …

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Projects The Artist’s Way

The Artist’s Way

Manifest Mondays are where I chat exclusively about writing and the writing life. My earliest memory of writing as a child was being scolded for learning how to write my name and address in kindergarten. I proceeded to write it over and over on one page – both sides – because I liked the feel …

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Projects Though no one can go back and make a brand new start…

Though no one can go back and make a brand new start…

… anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending. This is definitely something I needed to see. I am starting a new path in my career today. It’s not something I’ve done before, though it’s something I can do easily. I don’t want to give too much away, at least until I …

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Projects May 2017 Roundup

May 2017 Roundup

This month I am starting a new thing: a roundup. A roundup can mean different things for a blog. Maybe it’s a call to action from other bloggers regarding a question posed by the hosting blog. Maybe it’s a list of the blogger’s favorite posts from other bloggers. Writeropolis’ roundup is a variation on the …

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Projects There’s a bluebird in my heart

There’s a bluebird in my heart

I’m late to the game, but I recently got into Charles Bukowski. He’s one of those authors that people assume you know of but you really don’t, until you read something of theirs. There’s something so pure about the way he manipulates language. It reads autobiographically, but it’s raw and masculine and vulgar and wonderful. …

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Music Next Stop Heaven by Nobody’s Angel

Next Stop Heaven by Nobody’s Angel

Tuneful Tuesdays are my weekly song recommendations of the moment. But don’t expect the latest, hottest thing. A lot of it will be classics and throwbacks from the extensive jukebox in my head. I was listening to my Teen Pop Mix from my Genius Mixes in iTunes and this one shuffled up. I’m still furious …

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Projects Anything would be better

Anything would be better

Anything, anything would be better than this agony of mind, this creeping pain that gnaws and fumbles and caresses one and never hurts quite enough. – Jean-Paul Sartre I’m feeling existential, downright nihilistic about my lot in life at the moment. I’m frustrated. I don’t know how many more job applications I can throw out …

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Internet 20 Most Popular Posts

20 Most Popular Posts

Evergreen content is a staple in Internet blog promotion. Evergreen content is content that is always relevant—much like the way evergreen trees retain their leaves all year around. Interesting and relevant content that does not become dated is necessary in order to be found online by search engines. I always try to stay updated on …

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Projects To outline, or not to outline, that is the question

To outline, or not to outline, that is the question

Manifest Mondays are where I chat exclusively about writing and the writing life. Talk to a writer. Any writer at any point in their career: fledgling, published, J.K. Rowling. Each and every one of us will tell you a different thing about the writing process. One stickler that jumps out to me is to create …

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Poetry Déchirure dans la lumière fantastique

Déchirure dans la lumière fantastique

Free Verse Fridays are biweekly poems written on a whim, inspired by my studio audience or whatever’s going on at the moment. Feel free to submit a theme, form, or idea for me in the comments below! Screaming into the wind Silenced by the rush That whips by the open window Intrusive thoughts from the …

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