Alone - This was my first try at writing a bit of fiction. It is based on a man that I saw eating alone at a restaurant.
Cemetery - about two women meeting at a cemetery.
Embrace - a story about love.
Green Fields - about a dog.
Prairie - a man's love of the open spaces of the prairies.
Alberta Adventure - a dog's journal about his trip to Alberta.
Casa Musica - re-write of Alone. Almost 2000 words to complete the story.
Whispered Encouragements - a story of a homeless man
An Angel in the Rear View Mirror - a possible ending for Whispered Encouragements
Write Your Life or Write it Now - is a writing group at my local public library that I joined in September of 2014. I joined near the end of the program, and continued back at WYL #1 at the beginning of 2015.
WYL #1 - Early Years, My ancestors: Coming Together
WYL #2 - My arrival and early childhood: Right on Time
WYL #3 - Challenges: A Moving Story
WYL #4 - Being a Child: Puff, Wonderful Gift
WYL #5 - Early School Years, ages 6 to 12
WYL #5b - Early School Years, ages 6 to 12: Eternal Summer
WYL #7 - Ages 13 to 18: High School Years
WYL #8 - Reflections on Friendship: Roly Poly Fish Heads
WYL #9 - Just for Laughs: Mother's Day
WYL #10 - Leaving Home: My Own Place
WYL #11a - Love: The Things We Do for Love
WYL #11b - Marriage: Knock Three Times
WYL #12 to be done at a later date
WYL #13 - Family Life: The first evidence I had of Love
WLY #14a - Jobs and Careers: Not a Cowboy (first try on this topic)
WYL #14b - Jobs and Careers (second try)
WYL #15 - Those years in between: Let's get this show on the road
WYL #16a - Where were you then: Ice storm of 1998
WYL #17a - Turning Points
WYL #18 - Gifts of Life: Alberta Cattle Drive
WYL #19 - Time to Brag: Imprinting
WYL #20 - Spirituality
WYL #21 - On the lighter side: On Iron Wings
WYL #22 - Highs and Lows: Raising the Roof
WYL #22b - Birdroom
------ and this brings me back to my beginning of this project
WYL #23 - Influential People This was my introduction to the group - gulp!
WYL #24 - The Golden Years
WYL #25 - Generation to Generation
WYL #26 - Change
WYL #27 - Happiness
WYL #28 - Preferences
WYL #29 - Commandments
WYL #30 - Giving Advice
WYL #31 - Who are you Really
WYL #31b - Perseverance - the other side of life (another take on being bipolar)
WYL #32 - Perspectives of Life
WYL #33 - A Look Back
These stories are extra but follow the idea of the Write Your Life/Write it Now program.
WYL #100 - Auntie Rena's Farm
WYL #101 - Haying Time
In September 2015 I participated in a Creative Writing workshop:
a: Describe a Room
b: describe downtown Russell
c: show not tell for three words
Week 2 - dialogue between 3 woman in a bar
Week 3 - dialogue and description between 2 men on a plane
Week 4 - Come Sail Away
Week 5 - Homeland
Week 6 - Unfinished Song
Week 7 - fictional account of a real life event