Tag Archives: Writing

To A Northern Cardinal

It’s almost that time…. April 1st is the first day of NaPoWriMo/GloPoWriMo 2020.  As a warm up, the first suggestion was to write a poem about any bird.  I thought of an eagle in this time when we all need … Continue reading

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What makes a writer write? Even When Fractured Endlessly by Michael Romani Motifs of wilderness and isolation Provide the origin’s ragged narration These are the stories that keep company Even when fractured endlessly Repapered randomness may seem inane But in … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The Lingua Franca of Our Day Is Video and Sound

“‘Writing’ is the Latin of our times. The modern language of the people is video and sound.” – Lawrence Lessig, professor and political activist (b. 3 Jun 1961) I hope he is wrong.  Then again, I can see why he … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Write Faster To Know the End of the Story

“One day I was speeding along at the typewriter, and my daughter — who was a child at the time — asked me, “Daddy, why are you writing so fast?” And I replied, “Because I want to see how the … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Imagination

On the well washed shores of my imagination I find images feeling like technicolor saturation Always, since my early days of playing Robin Hood To today, taking photos and writing, I’ve understood That it’s in the structures of depths of … Continue reading

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A Family Mystery Uncovered

On this sixth day of Christmas, my daughters and I have sat down with Write the Story to write our third story based on the theme of A Family Mystery Uncovered.   There is really no real reason for why we skipped … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The Concept of A Story Is Easier Than Writing It

“It is as easy to dream a book as it is hard to write one”. – Honore de Balzac, novelist (1799-1850)      

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A Team Comes Together

On the third day of Christmas, my daughters and I have sat down with Write the Story to write our second story based on the theme of A Team Comes Together.   For those writing along with us, the word prompts for … Continue reading

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A Night At the Opera

It seems that Santa Claus has brought my daughters a book called Write the Story.  It’s a series of writing prompts to encourage daily writing.  After I finished cursing under my breath, I have agreed to write along with them.  Today’s … Continue reading

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Refractive Lens

Refractive Lens by Michael Romani Each story that we weave Rather story or verse We come to believe As its own hermetic universe The hows and the whys That define our fiction As we half realize Our best depiction Can … Continue reading

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