Today’s question/challenge for stalwart IWSG bloggers like me is: Writers have secrets! What are one or two of yours, something readers would never know from your work? https://www.insecurewriterssupportgroup.com/p/iwsg-sign-up.html

If you tell me your secret, I’ll tell you mine…

I attended Purdue University, considered an ivy league engineering school by those not-in-the-know, which is code for anyone not born and raised in Hoosierland.… ...

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Dreams are restorative, of that, we are assured. My physician ordered sleeping pills during my active treatment for breast cancer and angst. A dozen years later, I’m still on the pill.

I sleep well and dream long.

It’s said that dreams are both the love letters and the hate mail of the subconscious.… ...

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I’m an inadvertent slave of William Shakespeare – with whom I have much in common, some people say. Apparently, he re-invented the English Language, invigorating it with words he invented… And, my favorite editor/shred-it-or describes my style as brisk word blending (I think she made that term up)  😆

It’s no matter, I like the term.… ...

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When I began writing as a hobbyist in 2010, I didn’t predict the endeavor as encore career.

I just wanted to have fun.

After all, I adored my speech-language pathologist practice: I gave for living. I’d lived a purpose-filled life long before Rick Warren made it a religion.… ...

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“Wear the pearls, use the good silver, don’t wait for a rainy day.”

Words my mother said as she cruised the displayed wedding gifts at our reception. We married in the living room of my parents’ home, with the reception in the dining room, where a sliding patio door splayed guests out-of-doors to sip non-alcoholic punch and eat strawberry shortcake.… ...

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READ IT! READ IT! READ ALL ABOUT IT!, the news boys of New York used to say. People grabbed newspapers for a pence or a dime. Now they pay nothing and read on their phones.

https://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2017/04/retail-meltdown-of-2017/522384/

This article intrigued me several months ago.… ...

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