Writing My Life

Now and Then

… about me …

I LOVE my life. That makes me very fortunate. And I love to write. I love to write almost as much as I enjoy reading. It’s not that I think I have a lot to say, it’s just that writing substantiates that a person lived here on earth; it shouts that you exist.

I haven’t been good at journaling, although I’ve made numerous attempts. For a long time, I couldn’t figure out why a person who likes to write wouldn’t keep a diary. Recently, I realized that as an audience, I bore myself. I’m egocentric enough to want an expanded readership, and I also think I write more interesting entries if I believe someone is looking over my shoulder at the page/screen before me.

Because I am a “heart on my sleeve” kind of person, I like to chat in person and online. So if you stop by, I hope you will look over my shoulder and enjoy what you read enough to make a comment or click the “like” button.

Thanks for dropping in. rbs

7 thoughts on “… about me …

  1. Pingback: 2010 in review | good times & seasons

  2. Hello! Saw you stopped by my blog (on my mom’s word) and wanted say thanks!
    If you would like to be invited to the attic I would be more than happy to invite you. Just need an email adress so I can add ya.
    I would be very interested in your opinion on my work so far in the story. It is always good to have another writer’s opinion. ( just as long as you PROMISE not to let your association with my adorable mom make you feel like you have to be nice. If it sucks, I want to know about it!)
    Anyway, don’t feel obligated to join but I would love another critique!
    Thanks!
    -Amy

    • Glad you commented. Don’t get many of those. I’ll email your mom my address so I can read and reflect upon YOUR writing IF you do the same for moi! (=

  3. Dear Henry & Rebecca’s Daughter?
    At least, that’s the closest I can come to your name, culled from the band across your website.

    I totally agree with you ‘wanting to write’ to leave an imprint on the world. I feel the same. I do write, but no journaling. Would like to follow your blog will leave my contact informmation as requsted.

    I like the 50 words concept – I have entered a local 55 words (exactly) contest in a local newspaper and had lots of fun with that.

    I know the value/benefits of ‘cut-edit-delete’ and have learned to complete writing assignments within a 350 word maximum word count. Challenging – but achievable and as a writer – it forces you to make every word count.

    Hoping to hear from you and begin following your blog.

  4. When I started blogging, a few friends who blogged suggested anonymity, and so I listed my initials rather than my name. The subtitle to my blog is about the only part of the title I don’t change as it is a way to honor my wonderful parents – Henry, who left this life in 2007 and Rebecca, who is sticking around to keep her progeny on their toes!

    I am THRILLED you are following my blog, and please call me Renae!

    Take care!

  5. Bernadine – Thanks for the encouragement!!! Seriously, the “anticipating the full inbox” expectation is motivational! =)

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