Monthly Archives: January 2018

January’s Cold Truth

  This post by Cole Smith   Do you know what it’s like to have a January birthday?     It’s cold.     And though I used to resent it, over the years I’ve grown to appreciate my special … Continue reading

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How I Fell in Love with My Ideal Partner by Abbie Johnson Taylor

In the winter of 2002, I was single and living here in Sheridan, Wyoming.  A couple of months after subscribing, I decided to pose a question on Newsreel, an audio magazine where people with visual impairments could share ideas and … Continue reading

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Emotional Atmosphere

Today Writing Wranglers and Warriors welcomes a new blogger, novelist Noreen Cedeño     Posted by Noreen Cedeño Did you ever get the feeling that something was wrong in a room or building or space? Can you sense tension in … Continue reading

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What Editors Want

Posted by Keri De Deo In his book, On Writing, Stephen King talks about two different kinds of writing: writing with the door closed and writing with the door open. First, you write with the door closed. That means you … Continue reading

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Dream by Abbie Johnson Taylor

I woke up in a hospital room. In the next bed, a friend of mine, with whom I attend water exercise classes at the YMCA, was talking, apparently, to someone visiting her. It wasn’t clear how I got here, but … Continue reading

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Rice Pudding: A Story of Disaster

Posted by M. K. Waller *************   “Ever had one of those days that no matter how hard you try, you screw up everything you do?” My niece posted that on Facebook tonight. Yes, I have. The Day of the … Continue reading

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Obsessing on elf ears…

Please forgive me. I’m so embarrassed. I just don’t know if I can actually write this post. I’ll do my very best. You see I have this peculiar fascination with ears – not with any old ears. Elf ears… the … Continue reading

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Countdown to a prophecy

My first step to starting the year right was to send my book to my editor. After a nail-biting week I received the file back and to my relief she liked it. There weren’t major changes and the story was … Continue reading

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By S. J. Brown I hope everyone has been keeping warm in these frigid temperatures. Freezing temperatures add a whole new set of challenges for a wildlife photographer. It is a bit harder to sneak up on my subjects in … Continue reading

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Grow Old With Me

by Neva Bodin Well, today is my birthday and I ain’t no spring chicken any more. I’m not sure I’d even be fit for the soup pot if I was a chicken. OK, I’m 73! There are so many “forwards” … Continue reading

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