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Fashion, sewing machines, and how to be a writer when you look like a character from an old novel

So, I have been getting VERY interested in making my own clothes lately. I have always had an odd taste in fashion – it tends to be rather dandified, with a lot of lace and frills and gorgeous detail. 650 more words


The Magnolia Duchess by Beth White

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Beth White writes a story that is intriguing in its complexity.  She writes of a family in Florida that has no ties to England as the Revolutionary War moves forward. 318 more words

Familiarity Breeds Laughter

Perhaps the oldest cliché in every class and text on the craft of writing is: Write what you know.

Fair enough.

No one writes… 700 more words


Eight Six Word Stories

[[ I decided to play with six  word stories. I gave them titles  but decided that might be cheating, and take away some of the enjoyment. 111 more words

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Episode 2 - Saints (w Aliya Whiteley)

Here we go! Episode two is now available for everyone’s ears to endure. Novelist Aliya Whiteley (The Beauty, Arrival of Missives) is on the podcast talking historical research, fate, short stories, and when electricity first came to Somerset. 85 more words


How to Hook a Reader with Cool Stuff

I recently read a picture book version of The Odyssey to my 4 and 6-year-old sons. We read, of course, about the Cyclops and how Odysseus’ men clung to the bottom of sheep as they trotted out of the blinded monster’s cave. 1,146 more words

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