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Summer in 79 Words

I recently entered a contest for Esquire magazine’s 79th anniversary. They asked writers to submit a story that conveyed plot, theme, characterization, originality, and the topic “Summer”.  And all that in a limit of 79 words. Seriously, people?  I don’t sneeze with less than 79 words. As those of you who read my blogs or listen … Continue reading »

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Charlie Brown, Fairy Tales, Dreams, Horns & Happy Endings

I have always loved writing.  And it is hard to love writing without having a passion for reading what others write.  I could read my first book aloud from cover to cover at age 2:   He’s Your Dog, Charlie Brown.   As a young girl, I absolutely loved being able to escape into a book.  I … Continue reading »

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