Posted in January 2013

Week Thirty-one: Kathy Benson

  Write about anything. Recently a friend was sharing a story about her life and family. She mentioned that when she was younger she never imagined getting married and having kids, let alone four of them. At some point she said that she figures its “what God wanted” for her and that is how she … Continue reading

Week Thirty-one: Peter Combs

Write about anything 4A.M. I’m wide awake. In the corner of my room a soft green glow indicates that my laptop has finished charging. Internally, the debate to lie in bed and stare at the ceiling or give in and get up has been teetering back and forth within my mind; one possibility not outweighing … Continue reading

Week Thirty-one: Brian B. Baker

Write about anything The Stream There’s a stream in the woods where I grew up. On one side of the stream, where I always was, stood the road and the rest of civilization. On the other side stood the wilderness and a lot of things that scared me. Being away from my family, doing something … Continue reading

Week Thirty-one: Bridget Scoville

Write about anything My science-minded brain loves weather. I could listen to The Weather Channel in the background for hours. In fact, I am while writing today! Over the next 12 hours, our forecast shows rain, freezing rain, sleet, and/or snow. It all depends on the amount of hot air sitting on top of cold … Continue reading

Week Thirty: Amanda Kasper

What’s your favorite book, and why? at first, i was surprised that people with the same disease had such very different stories. later, i became deeply moved by these stories, by the people and the meaning they found in their problems, by the unsuspected strengths, the depths of love and devotion, the rich human tapestry … Continue reading

Week Thirty: Kathy Benson

What’s your favorite book and why? Usually when I write my Today Voice posts I try not to read my fellow writer’s answers to the writing prompts until after I finish mine. However, one other time in the past year reading Tuesday’s Voice first helped me to find my voice that week. Once again I … Continue reading

Week Thirty: Peter Combs

What’s your favorite book and why? “No matter how dreary and gray our homes are, we people of flesh and blood would rather live there than in any other country, be it ever so beautiful. There is no place like home.” – L. Frank Baum The Wonderful Wizard of OZ  Surly no child’s library is … Continue reading

Week Thirty: Brian B. Baker

“Feature image courtesy of Eifion via Creative Commons” What’s your favorite book and why? When I was younger I often thought about what it would be like to write an amazing book that people would talk about for years afterward. I came to A Farewell to Arms with some reluctance, it’s Hemingway, and with a … Continue reading

Week Twenty-nine: Amanda Kasper

Write about five people that have most affected your life. People may forget what you said, People may forget what you did, But they will never forget how you made them feel. ..maya angelou.. My mother – Every child has a complicated relationship with their parents. Every child experience the turbulence of teenage-hood, of going … Continue reading

Week Twenty-nine: Kathy Benson

Write about five people that have most affected your life. There are so many people that have affected my life over the past 38 years. I found it difficult to choose only five to write about. I feel blessed and lucky to have that problem. So in the end I chose six, because I didn’t … Continue reading