Who watched the Super Bowl last night? Millions of us, including me. I’m not exactly a sports fan, but there is something about this final football game of the season that pulls me in. I used to think I was pulled in by the fun commercials that accompany the game, the spectacular half-time shows (Lady Gaga gets […]
There are still tomatoes ripening in the garden, flowers blooming, crows calling across the back yard. Windows open, I feel that pull to be outside, camera in hand (or garden shears if there are fruits and vegetables to be harvested). But there is a whole cadre of poems waiting for my co-editor Constance and me […]
Writing prompts to get you moving. Well, here we are in mid-July already. For me, that means it’s time for my annual hiatus from One Minnesota Writer. Summer cannot be properly experienced from the seat in front of my computer. I have plans, some at home, some not, all of them away from the screen. […]
Writing prompts to get you moving. After a week off from One Minnesota Writer, I’m happy to report that I can breathe better. I had surgery to correct an old broken nose, unblock a nasal passage. Writing and reading on the computer made me feel motion sick, which surprised me. Same with my phone screen. So I […]
Writing prompts to get you moving. This has been sort of a weird week. My husband is out of the country at a cat and dog genetics conference (wow, typo that just happened – nearly swapped out “dog” for “god”, which could have been entertaining), my son’s car broke down in St. Cloud and I […]
Weekly writing prompts to get you moving. Last week, I shared five early morning garden photos and promised you more this week. Here you go: Happy everything – Friday, Summer Solstice, and Father’s Day. All photos by KC Mickelson 2015.
Writing prompts to get you moving. At the beginning of this week, I did one of my favorite things: head outside in the early morning to capture images from the garden. They always soothe and inspire me. My wish is that these images do the same for you. Next week, I’ll have five more from […]
Weekly writing prompts to get you moving. This week’s tasks centered around clearing things out of our house and moving them to the garage for the Roseville city-wide garage sale. Old stuff offers great writing prompts. So, without further adieu, here you go. This week’s prompts. BONUS ROUND: That ought to spark something. Happy Friday! […]
Writing prompts to get you moving. Need a good poetry craft book to get you moving? You might like The Portable Poetry Workshop by Jack Myers (Boston: Wadsworth, 2005). Here are five things from that book: An opening should have the force of interest that a first impression has when meeting someone new. (from Chapter 7: […]
Writing prompts to get you moving. Photos from an ordinary Thursday. Happy Friday. Have a nice Memorial Day weekend! All photos by KC Mickelson 2015.