Around the Corner...

Barbara and I often travel to places because we love the discovery. A few years again we traveled to Barcelona and embraced the street...

Growing with Books

I was the smallest person in the school, district, not school, but the entire district. There is one place that I was not small and that...

More than Amusement

When my wife Barbara and I entered Prater, the expansive amusement park in Austria, we didn't know what to expect. I has some thoughts...

Shoot for the Moon

Shoot for the Moon—It is a good place to start out your writing or telling a story *For our fifteen-day trip to Vienna, Budapest,...

Setting the Table

Exercise One to Explore Place in Story---Setting the Table *As we travel, we need to remember that the senses are a rich part of our...

Finding Story at Home

Sometimes we search for stories, and sometimes we realize they were always there. We just have to accept the invitation. My mother has...

Word Delivery

Word Delivery By Kevin D. Cordi 1-18-2015 Sitting alone with my thoughts it happened. It was time for a word delivery. It calls, word...

Word Dancing-Trouble ignites a story

As a school student a teacher often calls us up to the desk and the first question about the story that you are writing is, "What is your...

Word Dancing with Time

In this Word Dancing exercise we play with the possibility of exploring time. This is more than time that you keep on your watch, it is...

Playing with Story-Continue the Exercises

It is great to hear from others who are engaging in Word Dancing exercises. I want you to know that when I was writing the book Playing...

Every Town Should have a Storyville

By Kevin D. Cordi It is close to 7:00 P.M, the library closes in two hours.  People come in from the cold, some faces are familiar, there...