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By S. J. Brown Recently I was reviewing some guidelines from a publisher. They wanted the usual information like my name, contact information, the name of the book I was proposing and the word count. Then I saw it the … Continue reading

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A Thanksgiving Song

I’m Abbie Johnson Taylor, and I wrote this post.   Here’s a little ditty I wrote and posted in 2015 that I’m re-blogging. Years ago when my grandmother was alive, I enjoyed walking to her house, even as an adult. … Continue reading

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Halloween 1870s Style

Post by Doris McCraw First, I’ll get my new story/promotion out of the way. I have a story in the anthology “One Yuletide Knight” that is now up for pre-order and will be available as an ebook on November 2, … Continue reading

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False or Healthy Pride?

by Neva Bodin When my precocious daughter was four, she decided she could ride my old bike which was designed for a seven or eight year old. Tall for her age, people meeting her for the first time thought she … Continue reading

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Fellowship, Family, & Friends

This post by Gayle M. Irwin This is my last post (for now, at least!) with this wonderful group of writers… and people. Since this is the week my parents are visiting, and also when I’ve spent time with wonderful … 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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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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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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Outside the Comfort Zone

Post (c) Doris McCraw When I began this journey of writing there were moments of trepidation. Not strong mind you, for if anything I do tend to live outside the comfort zone from within my own comfort zone.  Confused yet?  … Continue reading

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