Tag Archives: Sensory Details

The Writer’s Life: Keeping a Notebook

Dave Hood   What propels the writer, any person who dreams of publishing their first piece of creative writing or the established writer who desires to publish again, to keep a notebook? Many things. The notebook can provide inspiration, reminding … Continue reading

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Living Mindfully

By Dave Hood “The present moment is filled with joy and happiness. If you are attentive, you will see it. ” ― Thích Nhất Hạnh, Peace Is Every Step: The Path of Mindfulness in Everyday Life What is mindfulness? Writer … Continue reading

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Vignette: Jar of Dry Roasted Peanuts

By Dave Hood In the living room, there’s a plastic jar with a red lid that’s like a stop sign, filled with peanuts, standing on the rectangular, marble coffee table. The label says “No Name-Dry Roasted Peanuts.” Feeling hungry, while … Continue reading

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Vignette: To Autumn

Vignette: “To Autumn” Strolling along the shoreline in the gritty, damp sand, wind howling like a tormented ghost, one wave after another rolling in, I search for an image on the empty beach, something that will capture the mood and … Continue reading

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