Trifecta Meme

What is your name (real or otherwise)?

Plumbum, ulygan, Beth

Describe your writing style in three words.

Far too wordy and prone to too much use of the word “I”

How long have you been writing online?

It was the early to mid-Nineties, I cannot be certain now but I was certainly writing online by 1996. Back then, I was exposing myself on a Demon website.
The Wayback machine has a record of that site for as early as April 1997 an dperusal of the archived pages shows that I was building the site (Still under construction, of course) in 1996

Which, if any, other writing challenges do you participate in?

I recently began following the Daily Post’s DP Challenge prompts and have taken a stab at Prompts for the Promptless – just trying to get back into the habit of thoughtful writing

Describe one way in which you could improve your writing.

I wish that I might find some true imagination that I might harness. Words have never been a problem; stories come much harder to me

What is the best writing advice you’ve ever been given?

Keep writing

Who is your favorite author?

Margaret Atwood

How do you make time to write?

I have nothing but time

Give us one word we should consider using as a prompt. Remember–it must have a third definition.

3. characterized by an inability to think imaginatively or independently; lacking originality or scope; narrow: a rather limited intelligence.

Direct us to one blog post of yours that we shouldn’t miss reading.

Ooh, that is difficult. I don’t have much to be proud of. Try this one – it may not be well-written, and it is long, but I think it is interesting. One of a set of memoirs of my early years, with a focus on food.


  1. March 19, 2013

    I absolutely identify with words not being a problem but stories being another issue altogether. I never seem to run out of words until I need to weave them into some sort of story and then, nothing. Crickets. The wind. Silence :).

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