Monthly Archives: August 2014

The Compass Key Blog Tour!

Available on Amazon for $2.99! Listed on Goodreads! Dive back into a world of fantasy adventure with Legends of Windemere: The Compass Key! Book Blurb: Swords will clash and spells will fly in the newest adventure of young warrior Luke … Continue reading

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Happy 25th Wedding Anniversary

If you recall, last week I posted a story, or rather, memoir, of a young woman wondering whether to send a letter.  If you missed it, you can read it here.  I’ll wait. Twenty-five years ago, on August 21, the … Continue reading

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Letting Go, Part I

I am not a classic hoarder.  You don’t have to navigate through narrow alleyways of towering books, magazines and newspapers to find my bathroom, or my kitchen, or me.  I do love books and have far more than I will … Continue reading

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Top Ten Things Not to do While Waiting Your Turn

Originally posted on Fiction Favorites:
? Here is the 59th installment of Ten Top Lists of What Not to Do. The inspiration for this came from standing in a number of lines Hope you like it. Top Ten Things Not…

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A Different Kind of Book Review: Living Life Backwards by Peter Wells

Randy shifted his weight in the uncomfortable straight-back wooden chair.  He was afraid to grasp the handle of the delicate teacup though he was thirsty for the hot tea.  Mary and her cousins were quiet, scrolling through their respective Kindles … Continue reading

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Love Letter To A Young Man In A Foreign Land: Short Memoir

The following “memoir” was published online elsewhere, only the website has since disappeared.  Thus, I resurrect my creative attempt at remembrance here.

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Top Ten Things Not to Do if You Have a Lousy Boss

Originally posted on Fiction Favorites:
Here is the 58th installment of Ten Top Lists of What Not to Do. The inspiration for this came from a number of blogs which focused on different kinds of bosses. Hope you like it.…

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I Really Should Be Writing, But …

“But a good writing day ought to be simply any day you worked. … The hell with all that anxiety about what may or may not come when you do work. Quit expecting it to dance for you. It’s not … Continue reading

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Guest Blog: The House Where Virginia (Sometimes) Lived – 5 Anecdotes from Charleston Farmhouse

Originally posted on Interesting Literature:
By Georgina Parfitt Charleston Farmhouse sits in a valley of the South Downs at the end of a long dirt road, marked private, which carves and winds around ditches of old trees. The house looks…

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Summer Spotlight: Marie Ann Bailey

Originally posted on Jill Weatherholt:
Marie Ann Bailey is a writer, knitter (among other needle arts), and stray cat magnet. She started her blog 1WriteWay.com in November 2007 when she was participating in the National Novel Writing Month challenge for…

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