Monthly Archives: October 2015

Letter to Cottonelle Marketing Department

Dear Cottonelle Marketing Department: Positioning toilet paper as something other than an everyday commodity must be a challenge. Do you promote softness, or maybe strength, or somehow combine the two, all the while dancing around the taboo subject of body … Continue reading

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Starry Night

In our suburban house there is no such thing as a dark night. Even on a perfectly moonless night my husband’s sleeping body is clearly outlined by the delicate hues of light pollution seeping north from Chicago. Through the window, … Continue reading

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Podcast: Starry Night

http://www.fanagrams.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/Starry-Night.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSThe power of the milky way to inspire imagination across all cultures and all time. Share: Follow Liza Blue on:

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The Woman in Front of Me with a Sign on Her Back at the Writer’s Conference

Two rows in front of me, slightly to the right, the woman was wearing an oversized purple T-shirt emblazoned with the word “WRITER” on her back. We were all writers at this local conference, or at least we thought we … Continue reading

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Podcast: Woman With a Sign on Her Back at the Writer’s Conference

http://www.fanagrams.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/The-Woman-with-a-Sign-on-Her-Back.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSA writer’s prompt based only on the back and shoulders sitting in front of me. Share: Follow Liza Blue on:

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Ear Ye, Ear Ye

“Let’s see what we’ve got here. The chart says that you don’t like your ears. Are they too large, too small, lopsided, what can I do for you?” “It’s my earlobes. I’ve always hated them. They’re just too big.” “Let … Continue reading

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