Author Archives: 1WriteWay

About 1WriteWay

Writer, blogger, knitter, and cat lover.

Is It Too Much to Ask #VirginiaBeachShooting

Is it too much to ask That when I washed my face at the sink in my gym I did not see the CNN news-crawl crawling with the words “another mass shooting.” Is it too much to ask That I … Continue reading

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Theodore Albers, WW II Veteran #MondayBlogs #MemorialDay2019

I wasn’t born yet when my family moved in next to you. My older sister got your heart first. You still had dark hair. You often told me how pleased you were when my family moved in. You never had … Continue reading

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More of the Same Publishing News #writingcommunity #ampublished

I don’t think anything warms a writer’s heart as much as seeing her story in print. Two stories, double the warmth. You could triple or even quadruple my warmth by clicking the links provided below and ordering a copy or … Continue reading

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Musical Monday: Kristen Wiig and James Corben #MondayBlogs #humor

Because sometimes we need to laugh …

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Orchids and Publishing News Redux #writingcommunity #ampublished

I have it: America’s Emerging Literary Fiction Writers! It is beyond my vocabulary to describe how I feel at seeing my name in a list of published writers. (And how grateful I am that my last name begins with “B.”) By … Continue reading

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Orchids, Butterflies, and Publishing News #MondayBlogs #amwriting

No excuses. Life is busy, and if some of my absence from social media is because I’m living in the moment, well, won’t you join me? In spite of the news (which I only see when I dare to look, … Continue reading

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A Different Kind of Book Review: 52 Stories in 52 Weeks by Phillip McCollum #bookreview #Mondayblogs

The following is a work of fiction, but the sentiments about Phillip McCollum’s collection of short stories, 52 Stories in 52 Weeks, are factually based. You can skip this different kind of book review and go directly to Fantastic Shorts … Continue reading

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the language of trees.

Originally posted on I didn't have my glasses on….:
NYC Parks Are Using a Designer’s ‘Tree Font’ to Plant Secret Messages with Real Trees Inspired by the nature around her, artist Katie Holten recently developed the New York City…

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Essay Published in Babbel Magazine! #BabbelUSA #ampublished

I’m very excited to announce that my essay, “How I finally gave in to my ghost,” has been published by Babbel Magazine in First Person: https://medium.com/first-person/how-i-finally-gave-in-to-my-ghost-e0bf32e3ea30 My efforts to learn Spanish spans decades, although most of the essay is focused … Continue reading

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Reblog: LOVING JONI by Jan Priddy and My Own Take on Reframing Myself #Mondayblogs #CNF #memoir

via LOVING JONI I love this essay to the moon and back. I love when someone’s writing sparks me to write, especially when it’s something other than what I intended to write. Last night my husband and I were talking … Continue reading

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