Carol S. Mann
Bits and Pieces
“He knew everyone had flaws. People fell from grace all the time. But some people fell further than others.” From “Ferrelli’s Fall” (Creek Songs).
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Free to be Wild
I’ve always had a fascination with horses. I admire their power, their beauty, and their role in furthering men’s dreams and goals through the ages. I’ve had the pleasure of knowing a sweet tempered Appaloosa named Ember, a nervous and … Continue reading
We all have experiences in our lives that are unforgettable, that are destined to become life memories. I’m talking about events that made a great impression, gave a sense of accomplishment, filled you with joy, filled you with gratitude, stayed … Continue reading
Posted in Creativity, Finding Ideas: The Creative Process, Inspiration, Looking for Inspiration, memoir, poetry, Reading, short story, Writing Tagged climbing Mt. Whitney, finding inspiration, inspiration, life memories, Mt. Whitney, poem, poetry, unforgettable memories, writing your memories 8 Comments
Are You Getting Closer?
My very first post on “Written Beneath the Palms” in March 2012 was called Looking for Inspiration. The piece was about the Santa Rosa Mountains which edge a portion of the Coachella Valley near Palm Springs. They rise abruptly from … Continue reading
Posted in Creativity, fiction writing, poetry, Reading, short story, Writing Tagged editing, getting close to characters, personal essay, poem, poetry, prose writing, writing a personal essay 11 Comments