Attacus Atlas & Other Inventions: What I Wished I Knew When I Was Starting Out

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Missing my poetry-mom Lucille Clifton especially today. Here she is reading aloud a poem of hers that I love. Until I got to graduate school, until I got to the people who would become my writing family and my writing community, I wasn’t encouraged much by my peer set in creative writing classes. Especially while I lived and worked in the Deep South. I always felt out of place, out of…

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Deb Susan’s Fishy Habits

As usual, this week’s topic offered me many options. I’m a wriggling ball of bad habits, from procrastination to worrying to drinking far too much coffee and eating far too many french fries. But one habit in particular costs me more money – and more of my time – than any other. Yes, I’m dragging out my aquarium again. I visit the fish store once a week (at minimum). I…

Thursday, February 28, 2013
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Bad Habits? Deb Dana Has a Few…

Bad habits. Oh, boy. I certainly have a few of those. For me, I define a bad habit as something I know I shouldn’t do or something I try not to do but end up doing it anyway. For example: 1. Talking too much. Overcoming my tendency to blather on…and on…and on…has been a lifelong struggle and one I still have not mastered. I’m better now than I used to…

Tuesday, February 26, 2013
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For Deb Joanne Reading is Always a Good Habit

It’s Bad Habits week here at the Deb Ball and I was going to take the obvious road and write this post about my bad habits. That said, I don’t really have a lot of them; I gave up smoking over 13 years ago and mostly have the eating healthy thing under control and really don’t drink much, but I do have a few writer bad habits that I could…

Monday, August 13, 2012
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