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The Branch - Sharing an Experience

I often pick up books at the library simply because they have that enticing yellow “new” sticker on them. I’m not sure exactly what drew me to “The Branch” by Mireille Messier and Pierre Pratt, but this is a wonderful book to share. 324 more words

Picture Books

140 Caramelo

by Sandra Cisneros, 2002

I know I’ve said it before, that sweeping, multi-generational narratives is an odd literary niche to love, but it’s one I can’t get enough of. 668 more words


Friday Fictioneers, "A Storyteller Must Tell." #amwriting #flashfiction

PHOTO PROMPT© Jan Wayne Fields

“Billy, that’s it!”  Roma pointed.  “They said she’s a famous author.  She’s been staying here three months.”

“Can’t be that famous.  235 more words

Flash Fiction

The Evolving Generational Work Place

Given the fact that (on average) people are living longer — and that the recent recession affected millions of workers’ retirement savings, many people are working longer. 153 more words

Table for 48

Have you ever heard of the Rosetan people?

I was first introduced to them in Malcolm Gladwell’s book Outliers: The Story of Success. The Rosetan people were a group of Italian immigrants who, beginning in 1882 settled in Pennsylvania because the area reminded them of Italy. 690 more words


Goodbye, Wichita Lineman

Glen Campbell died on my birthday.

Driving home after birthday greetings, giggles, jokes, and toasts with my writing tribe, I thought how there was never a time I didn’t like Glen. 1,173 more words

Salamanca by Dean Francis Alfar

A thing about Filipino fiction that I’m beginning to notice: You don’t quite know where the mythos begins and ends. On one hand Salamanca is a lot like… 592 more words