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Accumulation

I've been gathering photos for you. Photos of things I've done...gathered...achieved...done to my skin. I've been accumulating things to tell you. Why has it taken so long to share these things with you? I don't know. Hesitation turned to later turned to tomorrow turned to now-it's-too-late. Why do I do that to myself? Why do… Continue reading Accumulation

Writing Life

Talking and Listening

The dishes are calling but I'm not listening. Cuss them. Today. Today I did a lot of talking. Like, a lot. Never underestimate the power of talking. Of having a conversation. Never underestimate the power of listening. Of being an integral part of a human-to-human exchange. Writers write and writers read, this is true. Absolutely. But… Continue reading Talking and Listening

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FROM A TO ZIFFERY ZANKS BOOK LAUNCH THIS SUNDAY!

Looking for a zany and gross but totally fun and wonderful gift for that special child in your life? Look no further - we are proud to announce the book launch of 'From A to Ziffery Zanks' - a collection of children's clerihew poetry. Words by me, Vanessa Shields, and pictures by the great Glen… Continue reading FROM A TO ZIFFERY ZANKS BOOK LAUNCH THIS SUNDAY!