Day 165: it’s four years later and I’m still here

  November of this year Writer's Desk will be four years old. Wow. A lot has happened in those four years, most of which I never  expected. My main purpose in starting the blog was to have a place to decompress and be myself. I never expected other people to read it, four years later... Continue Reading →


Day 65: if you ever thought this blog may be mildly schizophrenic there is a reason

Do you blog anonymously or do you blog as “yourself” and why? Prompt found at The Daily Post here on WordPress. When I first started this blog I didn't use my given name, depending on the subject I may use my name and I may not.  My initial reason for not using my name was... Continue Reading →

three books to read before you die

Inspired by the  post about found at Courage 2 Create blog here on WordPress about short stories to read before you die. This post is about books instead of short stories though. Summer of my German Soldier by Bette Greene.I originally stumbled on this book through a computer game designed to encourage children to read. ... Continue Reading →

Why blog?

Several days ago, during the commercial breaks for Criminal Minds, I found myself explaining the concept of blogging to a friend. I explained the various reasons and things about  which people keep blogs. Because of that conversation I started thinking about why I personally keep one.  Believe it or not I was originally dragged into... Continue Reading →

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