capitol building dome

Writing Prompt: January 6th Testimony

Today’s writing prompt is not for the faint of heart. As you complete this writing prompt, although you’ll be writing fiction, you’ll envision what it would be like to offer key testimony during the January 6th Hearings.

See my completed version of this writing prompt in the post; it’s fiction and it’s called A Poll Worker’s Testimony.

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town hall in front of US flag

Focus on local and state government if you value your sanity

Today the legislative session for the state I live in, Colorado, is coming to an end. And this has me reflecting on the often-overlooked significance of local and state government. I know we’re all a little (or a lot) disgruntled with government nowadays. I am not naive. But read this post and hear me out. And consider why it can help you, and us all, to focus on local and state government issues to stay sane right now. Especially if you’re writing about anything relevant to the current world in which we live.

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