Myrna CG Mibus

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Welcome to Writing Space

Welcome to my Writing Space blog! This is where I write about, well, writing and things related to my writing life. What can you expect to find here? I’ll share updates on my projects and tell you about what I’m reading. I’ll tell you about other writers and their projects and I may slip in a book review or tell you about a writing event.

If you are looking for my blog posts about bicycling, flying, baking and other fun things that I do, visit my Idyllwild blog.

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World of Wonders

Several months ago, I received an advanced copy of World of Wonders: In Praise of Fireflies, Whale Sharks, and Other Astonishments, a book written by Aimee Nezhukumatathil and published by Milkweed Editions. The book is one of those that is hard categorize because it...

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Organizing My Writing – Part 2

Back in March, I wrote a blog post titled "It's That Organizing my Writing Project" in which I wrote about going through my writing in the effort to see just what I have and what I should do with it. This project came out of a meeting with my writing coach, Kate...

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Writing Fears

I'm doing a bit of an experiment and am back to writing blog posts - my goal is to not think about them much but to simply write and get something out there. I've been meaning to blog for months - then COVID and George Floyd and I felt I had to address those issues in...

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Journals

In getting ready for our move to a smaller house, last night I packed away my old journals into plastic bins. I didn't pause to look at the journals much while I was packing them away because that would have resulted in not getting the task done, but at quick glance I...

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A Delightful Diversion

In my last post, in which I listed the books I read in 2019, I promised that I would post reviews of some of my favorite reads of 2019. Well, here is my first book recommendation - a collection of essays titled The Book of Delights by Ross Gay. In addition to being a...

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Books Read in 2019

I've already read nine books in 2020 (thanks to Coronavirus social distancing measures and a lot of doctor-ordered time spent soaking in the tub to recover from a couple of surgeries - but that's another story) but before I tell you about those books I want to go back...

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It’s That Organizing my Writing Project

Not quite a year ago, I sat down with my writing teacher and friend, Kate Hopper, to talk about my writing goals and all that. I've long talked about writing a book - a memoir or collection of essays - but I've written on so many topics over the years - body image,...

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My Essay is on Grown & Flown

I'm excited to announce that an essay I wrote in a recent writing class taught by Christi Craig was published on Grown & Flown, a website and blog for parents of teens who are preparing for college and beyond. My essay, which started with a prompt to write about...

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