Author Archives: Wranglers

Do you remember Annie Oakley? by Barbara Schlichting

Annie Oakley (born Phoebe Ann Mosey; August 13, 1860 – November 3, 1926) was an American sharpshooter and exhibition shooter. Annie Oakley was born Phoebe Ann (Annie) Mosey on August 13, 1860, in a cabin less than two miles (3.2 km) northwest of Woodland, now Willowdell, in Darke … Continue reading

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The gist of…Tassilaq, Dimmuborgir & Trollstigen Mountains

This post is by Nancy Jardine. Full length novel completed. Own edits thoroughly done. Manuscript is ready for next stage. What might that be for you? Me? I’d be focusing on finalising: 1) Title  2) Tag Line  3) Blurb  4) Synopsis… … Continue reading

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I Stayed Up All Night Writing This

Posted by M. K. Waller [Forgive me. This post is longer than I intended, but once I got started, I couldn’t stop. I had no idea I’m so enlightened. If you stop reading before the end, I’ll forgive you. But … Continue reading

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Hurricanes come again no more

All the Facebook posts from people living in Florida about the sounds of chainsaws and generators has prompted me to write this post about my hurricane experiences. So let’s go back to the mid to late 1990s. Ever hear of … Continue reading

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Adoption Time, Part 2: His Name Is…

This post by Gayle M. Irwin His name is Jeremiah, and no, he’s not a bullfrog! Back in the early 1970s, a song by Three Dog Night rose up the charts and remained at #1 for several weeks. “Joy to … Continue reading

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THE DAR

by Neva Bodin Recently I sat for two hours to sign up for OLLI classes at our local college. OLLI stands for Osher Lifelong Learning Institute and is a program started by a very successful business man named Bernard Osher … Continue reading

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Why I Like Mark Twain-beyond the obvious

post (c) Doris McCraw Ah yes, Mark Twain. “Huckleberry Finn”, “Tom Sawyer” and so many more stories this man, born Samuel Clemens, wrote for the world to experience. Ernest Hemingway once wrote of “Huckleberry Finn” that ‘modern American literature came … Continue reading

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Adoption Time!

This post by Gayle M. Irwin This is a special weekend; we’re adding a new member to our family! For nearly a year now, I’ve been scouring the internet, visiting various websites, as well as making treks to our local … Continue reading

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Breaks Are Important

I’m Abbie Johnson Taylor, and I wrote this post.   Thanks to Linda Hasselstrom for inspiring this. Linda runs a writers’ retreat facility in South Dakota. In a recent post, she shares how one of her clients showed her the … Continue reading

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Next Stop Home

By S. J. Brown I hope everyone enjoyed their summer as much as I did. I was on the road a lot, but by choice not necessity. In early June I attended the WV Writers conference. As always it was … Continue reading

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