Monthly Archives: November 2019

Happy Thanksgiving!

Let’s launch our holiday early!  May your life be full of  joy and gratitude, now and always:   God’s World Edna St. Vincent Millay “O world, I cannot hold thee close enough! Thy winds, thy wide gray skies! Thy mists, … Continue reading

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Contest Alert

Please help KWD grow by sharing: https://karinwritesdangerously.wordpress.com/ A heads up: the deadline is fast approaching for the Fall Fiction Contest sponsored by The Masters Review. The winner will receive $2000, online publication in The Masters Review which spotlights emerging writers, … Continue reading

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“Pillow Test”

Please help KWD grow by sharing: https://karinwritesdangerously.wordpress.com/ “Whatsoever thy hand findeth to do, do it with thy might.”   Ecclesiastes, 9:10 “A man is relieved and gay when he has put his heart into his work, and done his best; but … Continue reading

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Something Wonderful

Drinking Alone Beneath the Moon Li Po Among the blossoms, a single jar of wine. No one else here, I ladle it out myself. Raising my cup, I toast the bright moon, and facing my shadow makes friends three, though … Continue reading

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“Taking Time”

Please help KWD grow by sharing: https://karinwritesdangerously.wordpress.com/ “The work of your heart, the work of taking time, to listen, to help, is also your gift to the whole of the world.”   Jack Kornfield What a wise, insightful sentiment from a … Continue reading

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Disraeli Delivers

Please help KWD grow by sharing: https://karinwritesdangerously.wordpress.com/ “The greatest good you can do for another is not just to share your riches, but to reveal to him his own.”   Benjamin Disraeli Since today is his birthday, I was inspired to … Continue reading

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“Be Chaste”

Please help KWD grow by sharing: https://karinwritesdangerously.wordpress.com/ “Adjectives and adverbs are rich and good and fattening. The main thing is not to overindulge.”   from Steering the Craft by Ursula K. Le Guin Every writing tool has its use, but as … Continue reading

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Story Savers

Please help KWD grow by sharing: https://karinwritesdangerously.wordpress.com/ “After nourishment, shelter, and companionship, stories are the things we need most in the world.”   Philip Pullman Couldn’t agree more! How about you? I have only to remember the deep, heart-joy I felt … Continue reading

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Staying Strong

Please help KWD grow by sharing: https://karinwritesdangerously.wordpress.com/ “I am not judged by the number of times I fail, but by the number of times I succeed. And the number of times I succeed is in direct proportion to the number … Continue reading

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Something Wonderful

The Night Will Never Stay The night will never stay, The night will still go by, Though with a million stars You pin it to the sky; Though you bind it with the blowing wind And buckle it with the … Continue reading

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