Write Up The Road’s Blog Posts

The Writing Game

I just informed three magazines that I was withdrawing from their consideration a poem I had submitted to them several months ago. I can’t sit around and wait while editors make up their minds, so I am sharing the poem with you. Click here which goes to my WUTR page and you’ll find “Poem [Elena …

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Snippett -Who is Snippett?

Snippett, He, she, it is an amalgamation of a being who is all genders and genderless. Snippet thinks in short brief excerpts of thought and mind.
Snippett is the middle ground between light and shadow, between science and superstition, and he, she, it lies between the pit of human fears and the summit of mankind’s knowledge.

Abby’s Café

I’m sure I’m not the only writer who has a writing home (or homes) away from home, where she or he takes the process to a new environment, if only to refresh the mind. Moving the usually solitary process into the public realm—having to maintain focus while the world is right in your face—is, I …

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Skeleton Key

He tapped his fingers on the cover of the book causing the quandary. It was now very overdue, making him feel even more guilty. Still, he had tried to return it – what, a month ago? And had gotten to the front door, pulled it open and then clumsily dropped the book on the top …

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Barrow Road

Barrow Road                       The wheelbarrow approached him at an angle, almost as though it wished to disguise its lack of any apparent propelling force: certainly no ruddy-faced farmer nor lightly-muscled adolescent grasped its handles. There was no human nor animal pulling, pushing or even trying to keep it in a straight path. It trundled itself …

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Little bits

Those little bits of sprinkles that decorate the top of a chocolate doughnut … those little bits of pencil erasers which completely unnerve the cats … the little bits of spinach which stick between your teeth … tiny little bits of glitter which make the stars on the Christmas tree glow in the dark … …

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