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On Being A Writer

. This book all at once speaks gentle encouragement (by way of personal and professional examples), provides organizational and streamlined ideas to help manage the inky pieces of a writer’s life, and asks kindling questions to focus and fan the flames of each person’s writerly […]

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Drinking Pieces

. a soft answer turns away wrath doesn’t go astray leaves hate smoldering demands nothing expects something (a conversation at a ktchen table might help) no coffee no tea no soda – only broken cups piled high; ask rioters to bring back the pieces. someone’s momma […]

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Amy Sorrells: part 2

When last we heard from lady author extraordinaire, Amy Sorrells, she’d finished part 1 of the Pickin’ An Author’s Knows interview series by doling out these writerly words of wisdom: CHILL THE HECK OUT ALREADY. Manuscripts land where they’re supposed to land. Words get written when they’re supposed […]

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Amy Sorrells: part 1

. . This marks the sixth installment of my Pickin’ An Author’s Knows interview series. Today, I’m pleased to share BlogLandCyberWeb space with miss Amy Sorrells, lady author extraordinaire, winner of the 2012 Women of Faith Writing Contest, who, in her own words says: I write […]

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Leaves & Bark & Such

  . . . autumn daze chilled out yonder, reflected, shining behind her as dishes sudsed warm (lather rinse repeat) she took her way, slow – as rays leaned low; she changed clothes: sweater, knit hat, woolen underthings – in town she found the creek-sliced park overflowing with fallen […]

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Ember to Dust

Amber, notched sprinkled with ashes a single cigarette burns, ember to dust   Leather-clad tools, sharpened last decade stand ever ready, lonely in his red, coffee tin – good to the last drop   He tongue-flips lemonheads side to side in practiced saliva moist succession. […]

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To Partake or Not

When asked, I said, “No. No, we don’t celebrate and/or partake in Halloween.” Good night Irene – they looked at me like I boiled the bunny and spanked the Claus. Alrighty then. Our family’s choice falls under something called personal stewardship. Our personal choice… . Some […]

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Here I Am – or not.

I am the girl that people forget. . Those around me are remembered. But usually, not me. When I expressed my concern to an ever-popular friend, she told me that my looks and qualities remind her of “the girl next door.” Yeah, the girl next […]

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I Spied God

It is easy to say I spied God in places like… . . fanciful fragrant flower beds soft hairs on ‘lil baby heads miraculous miniature humming birds blue ocean waves that pound, lurch to shore trees dancing in a wild winter wind storm flapping clotheslines strung with sheets sparkling kitchen counters […]

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Playdates with God – a book review

Miss Laura Boggess was one of the first writers I met out here in Blogland – some seven or eight years ago. And since that time, I’ve been a devoted reader of her blogSite; in addition, I’ve read her young adult books (Brody’s Story  & […]

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