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Inspiration Sunday
  Out of Focus, by Martin Fisch via flickr .   Shown under CC BY-SA 2.0 This prompt is yours to draw inspiration from. If you use it, and
decide to post the resulting piece on your blog, or other online forum
that hosts your writing, let me know in the co...
Out of Focus, by Martin Fisch via flickr. Shown under CC BY-SA 2.0. This prompt is yours to draw inspiration from. If you use it, and decide to post the resulting piece on your blog, or other online forum that hosts your writing, let me know in the comments section. I'll make sure to drop by and ...
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Mieke (pronounced as “Mikey”) is a wife and mother of two kids that are growing up faster than she can imagine. She writes novels and short stories for young adults and middle grade children. Her short story, “The Walk” appears in the local anthology, Tall Tales and Short Stories from South ...
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Making Plastic Yarn (Plarn)
The cold weather here in the northeast has been pretty brutal this year. We're looking at a rather nasty weekend ahead, so I'm planning to cocoon myself at home this weekend.  I know I run the risk of going stir-crazy with family cabin fever, but if I keep ...
The cold weather here in the northeast has been pretty brutal this year. We're looking at a rather nasty weekend ahead, so I'm planning to cocoon myself at home this weekend. I know I run the risk of going stir-crazy with family cabin fever, but if I keep myself busy, I should come out of it ...
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DRAFT - Avocado Toast
One of my great indulgences is a long and unhurried luxurious breakfast.  I treat myself to one every Saturday or Sunday morning, when I don't have to push anyone or myself, out the door for school or work. It's a welcome change from the workday morning rus...
One of my great indulgences is a long and unhurried luxurious breakfast. I treat myself to one every Saturday or Sunday morning, when I don't have to push anyone or myself, out the door for school or work. It's a welcome change from the workday morning rush.
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If you ever peek into my purse, you'll see all sorts of pouches inside. I use different pouches to store things by category: all my checkbooks and credit cards go in one pouch, my writing supplies and device chargers in another, my makeup and toiletries in yet another.
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#30Shorts - Elevator Pitch Prompt
This is today's #30Shorts prompt.  The goal for the day is to create an elevator pitch based on the cards.  Hmmm... Here goes: An aging Viking warrior decides to go on one last quest, to rescue a fair maiden from the clutches of a mind-manipulating sorcerer...
This is today's #30Shorts prompt. The goal for the day is to create an elevator pitch based on the cards. Hmmm... Here goes: An aging Viking warrior decides to go on one last quest, to rescue a fair maiden from the clutches of a mind-manipulating sorcerer. What part of his adventure is real?
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Inspiration Sunday
Broadway Snow by Christine L. Hardy. Christine L. Hardy analyzes data by day and writes fantasy by night. A proud member of the South Jersey Writer’s Group ,
she lives with her son Jeff, her cat Koko, and an escape beagle named
Zeke. Their escapades can b...
Broadway Snow by Christine L. Hardy. Christine L. Hardy analyzes data by day and writes fantasy by night. A proud member of the South Jersey Writer's Group, she lives with her son Jeff, her cat Koko, and an escape beagle named Zeke. Their escapades can be found on Facebook as well as at “Write ...
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Inspiration Sunday
Artist unknown, found on Trish Is Thinking Again. This prompt is yours to draw inspiration from. If you use it, and
decide to post the resulting piece on your blog, or other online forum
that hosts your writing, let me know in the comments section. I'll m...
Artist unknown, found on Trish Is Thinking Again. This prompt is yours to draw inspiration from. If you use it, and decide to post the resulting piece on your blog, or other online forum that hosts your writing, let me know in the comments section. I'll make sure to drop by and share my thoughts ...
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Inspiration Sunday
Artist Unknown, found on Trish Is Thinking Again . This prompt is yours to draw inspiration from. If you use it, and
decide to post the resulting piece on your blog, or other online forum
that hosts your writing, let me know in the comments section. I'll ...
Artist Unknown, found on Trish Is Thinking Again. This prompt is yours to draw inspiration from. If you use it, and decide to post the resulting piece on your blog, or other online forum that hosts your writing, let me know in the comments section. I'll make sure to drop by and share my thoughts ...
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Getting Over the Hump... Day
I'm in a writing slump right now and trying to get my act together to pick up where I left off on my work-in-progress.  Amy Holiday's #30Shorts challenge was great to jump start my muscles, but I couldn't keep up. I'm picking up a couple of my writing refer...
I'm in a writing slump right now and trying to get my act together to pick up where I left off on my work-in-progress. Amy Holiday's #30Shorts challenge was great to jump start my muscles, but I couldn't keep up. I'm picking up a couple of my writing reference/inspiration books to help get ...
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All The Pretty Things
If you ever peek into my purse, you'll see all sorts of pouches inside. I use different pouches to store things by category: all my checkbooks and credit cards go in one pouch, my writing supplies and device chargers in another, my makeup and toiletries in ...
If you ever peek into my purse, you'll see all sorts of pouches inside. I use different pouches to store things by category: all my checkbooks and credit cards go in one pouch, my writing supplies and device chargers in another, my makeup and toiletries in yet another.
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#30Shorts - The Island
Today's prompt is this , provided by fellow writer, Karen Harbin : The Island  “Mommy,
mommy!” Grace chirped as she walked in to the hotel room with her Dad.
“Look what I bought you!” She waves a card in the air.  Despite
the fog in my brain, I smile. ...
“Mommy, mommy!” Grace chirped as she walked in to the hotel room with her Dad. “Look what I bought you!” She waves a card in the air. Despite the fog in my brain, I smile. “Don't come too close, honey,” I say. Having the flu while on vacation sucks big time. I don't want it to spread to her.
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The Author-In-Training at Love and Joy
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Mieke (pronounced as “Mikey”) is a wife and mother of two kids that are growing up faster than she can imagine.  She writes novels and short stories for young adults and middle grade children.  Her short story, “The Walk” appears in the local anthology, Tall Tales and Short Stories from South Jersey.

She also cooks special Sunday dinners for family and friends, and makes warm, fuzzy things with sticks and hooks.

Follow her journey through writing and reading and the rest of her creative life on her blog, Love and Joy, at www.miekezmackay.com and on Twitter as @MZMackay.

Member, SCBWI.

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Cherry Hill, NJ
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Manila - Hong Kong
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