Miscellaneous

As Characters Whisper their Secrets

“Dreams are the touchstones of our characters.” – Henry David Thoreau This year I am writing a novel. “I don’t know where I’m going, but I’m on my way.” ― Carl Sandburg This writing journey forward has been anything but linear. This is my first attempt at writing a fictional novel and I am truly enjoying… Continue reading As Characters Whisper their Secrets

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What came first, the chicken or the egg?

This year I am writing a novel. The boys often ask me to draw with them. Drawing was something I loved to do but it isn’t something I made a lot of time for over the years. Lately when they have asked me to sit and draw with them I have used it to my… Continue reading What came first, the chicken or the egg?

Miscellaneous

Measurement of Movement towards a Destination

This year I am writing a novel. Those of you who have been following along may know what the image below represents. For, those of you who are new to Brewing Coffee, Twisting Words & Breaking Pencils let me explain. I am one of those people who still likes to write drafts with a pencil… Continue reading Measurement of Movement towards a Destination

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The Question: To Share or Not to Share?

This year I am writing a novel. One question that I have asked myself a few times since I started this writing journey is whether I should share as I am writing or wait till it is all finished? From this question I also ask myself, if I share who do I share it with?… Continue reading The Question: To Share or Not to Share?

Coffee Blog

C • O • F • F • E • E

W • O • R • D • S The words taste good this morning. Each one is digested slowly after rolling them playfully across my tongue. Some words I savour and others are washed down with hot sips of morning java. Today I read for myself, for research and for fun. If we were… Continue reading C • O • F • F • E • E