The Stories I Tell ~ from The Word Cellar

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I love stories. I'm the one at social functions with a dozen new anecdotes. But I worry about hogging the conversation. Sometimes I tell myself that I'll be quiet and let others do the talking. But no matter how hard I try, my stories insist on bursting out! Here I can let my stories (the classics that I tell again and again, as well as new ones that unfold along the way) run free. I'm a professional writer and editor, and sole proprietor of The Word Cellar. I write for a variety of publications and clients on everything from green buildings and nuclear reactors to entrepreneurship and the arts. If you need words written, edited, or enlivened, I can help. Contact me.


Will Write for Prizes

If this is your first visit here, I suggest reading this and this. And maybe this. Because this post? Let's just be honest: It's not my best work.

Man, NaBloPoMo is really killing my street cred. You know, my street cred as a crazy-good writer-blogger. 'Coz I knows all-y'all come here for my mad writin' skillz! And here I am, about to post a cat video because it's late and I don't have time to write a good post. In any other month, I'd just not post on a day like this. But there are prizes involved in this National Blog Posting Month. Prizes, people! And to win, I have to post every stinkin' day. Besides, it's looking like I won't "win" NaNoWriMo by finishing my novel in the next 10 days. So I'm trying to save face by posting every day and sticking to NaBloPoMo.

...Actually, it's not about saving face at this point. It's about the prizes. If it were about saving face, I wouldn't be about to post not one, but two cat videos.

Wait! Don't go. The cats -- they are funny. They are worth it. Watch these videos in order to get the full effect. (They aren't duplicates.)

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Blogger Jamye & Peter said...

That was funny--and not what I was expecting! My own cat, who is up on the desk ramming her head affectionately at my own, actually stopped and sniffed the video for a minute. She's not the brightest.

11/21/2007 4:36 AM  
Blogger Blue in the Stream said...

Oh, that is HILARIOUS!!!! Jamye sent your link to me, and she made my day (well your cats did) SO FUNNY!!

11/21/2007 3:14 PM  
Anonymous Lisa said...

Don't knock yourself! Your writing is still creative and funny, regardless of the grammar and lack of literati merit :-0

These cats are hilarious! My cat came in from the next room when he heard the first video playing!

Thanks for sharing - and for writing every day. :-)


11/21/2007 3:16 PM  

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