Sarah's Blog

Category: free writing


Last Free Day?

This is probably the last day I will be appointment-free for the foreseeable future. Every day contains at least one commitment.  A trip to North Carolina for a convention–fun for me, work for my husband– comes at the end of…

Read More

Changing Names

  This may well be a picture of a mesquite flower. It was growing outside the motel I occupied while visiting family out west.  Passing through the flat, flat land of West Texas and living under that big, big sky…

Read More

Stuck Indoors

  I am working on a portfolio we have to submit every semester at the college where I teach. It would take a boringly long time to explain everything that goes into it, and this writing is a big chunk…

Read More

After an Absence

It’s over a year since I have put anything on this blog.  Right now, I am supposed to be grading essays.  I just took a minute to check my e-mail, saw that my WordPress money is due, decided not to…

Read More

Beginner blogging

I do not know what I am doing. How do I get a row of tabs across the page? Make everything look better? Clicking around on random tutorials confuses me. Decades ago, a pompous therapist said I was wandering around…

Read More

The Best Writing Teacher

  Through this book, Natalie Goldberg taught me a whole lot about spilling everything on to the page and finding material from the  result.    When I named the blog Writing Practice, I was using her ideas.  For that reason, this…

Read More

Goddesses . . . and not

Many of topics want out of my brain: this year’s gardening, teaching tales, responses to novels, and many more.  Getting my first leg and bikini wax (at grandmother age), however, is my latest adventure.  Think about the position a woman…

Read More
The Daily Post

The Art and Craft of Blogging

Literary Feast

Private Group

Rodney's Saga

Horses, Life, A Touch of Geek

The WordPress.com Blog

The latest news on WordPress.com and the WordPress community.