Category Archives: writing

Some Thoughts on History

Post by Doris McCraw I’m in the midst of writing a novel due to be released in January. I’m also writing a paper for the library districts history symposium. Additionally, I’m thinking of taking the nanowrimo challenge this November.  So … 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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Enjoying the little things

By S. J. Brown Many wildlife photographers strive to photograph large critters. I admit Buffalo, bears, and moose are always on my wish list when I am visiting their homes. But the little critters that also live in those areas … Continue reading

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Useless-Time Sucks-Aggravation by Cher’ley

  This blog by Cher’ley Grogg Seems,  every time I find something I really like, it gets discontinued. There have been several programs over the years that I used a lot and then they were no more. Remember the sheep? … Continue reading

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The Old Man and the Fish

* * * * Posted by MK Waller A couple of months ago, I wrote that I’d planned to write about Ernest Hemingway but decided against it. I changed my mind because I wanted to be erudite but that night … Continue reading

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What and How?

by Neva Bodin What word or phrase will I cling to this year in my writing journey? It must be inspirational (to get me going), motivational (to keep me going), and strengthening (to not let me bog down with discouragement … Continue reading

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Getting Educated on Marketing

By S. J. Brown As a writer there are two things I truly suck at, punctuation and marketing.  One of my New Year’s resolutions was to work on both.  So when an on line course I had been eyeing was … Continue reading

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A Couple of Friends

  By S. J. Brown     Since Valentine’s Day is just around the corner I thought I should write about romance.  However Hubby and I aren’t really romantic type people.  If he came home to find a candlelight dinner … Continue reading

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Courage

This post (c) Doris McCraw All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them. Walt Disney It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are. e. e. cummings Courage is resistance to … Continue reading

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Looking Back at 2016

By S. J. Brown Since 2016 is almost over I thought I would reminisce a bit.  For several years I have been sharing my images on Facebook.   I share a new photo each Sunday so there are many photos that … Continue reading

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