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WIPpet Wednesday - Bright New Day

Happy Wednesday! As usual, I have a WIPpet for you. Today’s excerpt follows immediately upon last week’s, also as usual, and is 3 paragraphs long (from the 23rd). 384 more words


Excerpt From the Novel

The porch swing bowed under her and the chains that held it were rusty and they squeaked. I sat in the wooden chair beside her and we were drinking Budweiser on the front porch in the sunshine in the middle of may. 1,419 more words

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Novel Excerpt, Chapter Three: A Sadder Season by Susan Wingate

CHAPTER THREE of A Sadder Season by Susan Wingate

Although she was not, Meg sat on the pew where the widows sat. She knew few other parents in Church who had lost children and, plus, she had sat with these women for years now—even Jay sat with them every now and then but not today. 642 more words

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WIPpet Wednesday - And She's Off

Hello! I hope you had a goon night’s sleep. If not, I hope you have access to large amounts of really good coffee, tea, or coacoa, as befits your personal taste. 587 more words


A Leaf from my Notebook: "Lian's Story" Excerpt

This is a partial paragraph from Lian’s story in my Dragonstone series. I just started working with his story, so I only have a few paragraphs in my workbook and no working title. 117 more words

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The Prison (paraphrased excerpt from a novel I'm reading)

Society. It is as if some cynical genius had designed a huge complex penal colony in the sunshine, eliminating the need for guard towers and barbed wire by merely beaming a gigantic electronic message at the inmates, day and night, saying, You are in heaven!

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A Leaf from my Notebook: Excerpt from Loyalties

This is an initial rough draft of Loyalties, a book from my Dragonstone series.

Angeas ambled down the middle of the dusty road that ran through the center of the small trade town, Three Taverns.

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