So in a NaBloPo Twitter chat yesterday, the question was asked: What do you do to overcome writer’s block?

My response:

Twitter shot dust comment

It received several  ReTweets and favorites — and this response.

dust writing material for a year

To which I responded …

wriing about dust

To which I received:

I would read that ode

I'd totally read that

read poetry class

dust ball do it


So of course, getting the encouragement of my peers (and caving to the slightest bit of peer pressure — positive peer pressure I can assure you), I answered their “Call for the Dust Ode” in this way …

dust 27 more days



So now the challenge is on. I now have fodder for multiple posts centering around the ever-present, world renowned Dust Ball and the creation of my epic ode to it. And 27  26 more days to write it.

So let’s raise our proverbial glasses and toast …
  • To the Dust Ball for its daily inspiration!
  • To BlogHer for hosting the Twitter Chat that started it all!
  • To the blogging community for your support and encouragement!
  • And to 26 more days of #NaBloPoMo!


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