I KNEW YOU’D BE LOVELY by Alethea Black
For Christmas, one of my aunts gave my mother and me a selection of five books for us to divide up and read, and this book of short stories was one of the best. 653 more words
From her wonderful collection of short stories, I Knew You’d Be Lovely, I’ve pulled these lines and scenes, in no particular order, because they struck me as poignant and true: 395 more words
MW: Tell us about you, perhaps before, behind, or beneath the pages of your work.
AB: I lead a fairly simple life. I live in a house on a lake with a wood-burning stove and a little dog (a dappled miniature dachshund) who’s sleeping beside me right now. 772 more words
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I can only speak for myself, but there’s something about writing at night that feels . . . sneaky. There’s an outlaw quality to it, combined, oddly enough, with a sense of being safe.
Issue 163 was pretty good – a short, insightful, second person job about a lady reflecting on situations and decisions she’s made in her life. I don’t have a lot to say about this 13 pager except that I liked it. 23 more words