Melanie Glinsmann

Writing my way through the cubicle jungle one day at a time

Weekly Writing Prompts 11/29/15

Welcome to this week’s writing prompts! With Thanksgiving over for another year and Christmas planning in full swing, this week’s prompts are all about the holidays and tradition. Happy writing! WEEK OF NOVEMBER 29, 2015 SUNDAY What are your favorite family traditions for the winter holidays? Special meals or baking preferences? Epic board game battles […]

Weekly Writing Prompts 11/22/15

It’s a busy week for those in the United States. With Thanksgiving on Thursday and many people travelling to be with family, Black Friday shopping for those of you who are into that (definitely not for me!), and the official start of Christmas preparations, there’s a lot going on. And here in the Midwest, winter […]

Agent McGee: Catching Dirtbags On Screen and In Print

In my last post, I wrote about my favorite television show of all-time, I Love Lucy, and a favorite episode where she writes a novel. This got me thinking about other television shows and movies that have literary episodes or themes. I don’t watch many current television shows, but my friends and family know that […]

Four Things Lucy Ricardo Knows About Writing

I Love Lucy is my all-time favorite television show. Although I wasn’t around for the original airing of the series, I started watching reruns as a young child. I didn’t always get all the jokes back then, but I laughed my head off. Today, no matter how many times I’ve seen each episode, I still […]