On Becoming A Writer: Chuck Lindholm


Please enjoy learning about a poetic writing treasure, my dear friend, Chuck.

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An important part of every writer’s journey is the transition from seeing ourselves as “someone who writes” to seeing ourselves as writers.  We asked all the Go Dog Go Baristas to tell us a little bit about their journey as a writer.  We hope you enjoy learning more about the Baristas and are inspired by their stories.

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My Moniker is “The Reluctant Poet”!  I guess that tells you a lot about my journey to becoming a poet/writer.  My given name is Charles Robert Lindholm but I answer to Chuck.  Thanks for taking time to read a little bit about me.  I’m hoping that some of what I say may be of some inspiration or encouragement to you on your journey as a writer/poet.

When you did you start writing?

Funny when I think back on the start of me writing!  It was really as simple as doing a Senior English…

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The Attic of Unfinished Writing


Welcome Meg, a fairly new addition to WordPress, but an awesome talent!

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“Whisper to me wind the secrets of the river,

Tell me ancient tales sure to make me shiver.

Of long ago days when these woods were young.

When stories were written and recited and sung.”

That passage is only one of many pieces of creative writing that have been relegated to my metaphoric Attic of Unfinished Writing. The place where all my unfinished ideas, stories, poems, etc. go to live, hoping for the day I will rediscover and finish them. The stanza just came to me during a visit to the Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge in Wells, Maine, where I was captivated by the endless forest you could see in some spots. The cadence and the rhythm of the lines was something completely different from anything else I had ever written before and it excited me greatly. I put it into my phone, so I wouldn’t forget it, and…

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New Blogging Talent


There is a TON of talent on WordPress.  I would like to introduce you to a few bloggers that I have recently discovered.  These are people that are fairly new to WordPress and Incredibly Talented.  So please be sure to show them some love and check out their blogs.

I am nominating each of the following blogs for the Blogger Recognition Award.

Daman at  https://aboveandbeyondtheinfinity.wordpress.com/

Megha at https://meghasworldsite.wordpress.com/

Harotian Essentials at  https://harotianessentials.wordpress.com/

Tracyw at  https://screamingintomypillow.com/

The Rules:

  1. Post the Rules!
  2. Use the Blogger Recognition Award Badge on your page.
  3. Tell us why you blog.
  4. Give us 2 tips for new bloggers.
  5. Nominate at least 4 other bloggers for this award and notify each of them of the nomination.

*You are under NO obligation to participate!  This is just a way for us to say Welcome and we are glad you are here!

**Be sure to link back to the blogs that you are nominating.  If you are unsure how to do this, Hugh has a Wonderful tutorial you can follow HERE.

Good luck and Have Fun!!

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Is it Envy?


I was wandering around WordPress, looking in on some of my favorite bloggers. This prompted me to attempt a bit of poetry today.  Well, what came out of that, stunk, quite frankly.

This lame attempt got me to thinking about how I felt about the other Amazing talent I see here every day.  I thought “I Envy these talented people”.

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