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Walmart picks up Clemenceau's Daughters!

Forget Cloud 9!  I’ve been over the moon since getting the great news last night that Little Debbie Ballard gets to hang out at walmart.com.  What’s so cool about being an author is the tremendous thrill and feeling of validation that comes when a major company decides to carry your work.   86 more words

Clemenceaus Daughters

Is Less More in Ron Rash's Above the Waterfall?

In Above the Waterfall, Les is a sheriff on the eve of retirement just trying to keep the peace…find some peace…in his small North Carolina mountain town. 526 more words


No church

This morning
I showered,
hot water
steaming in my eyes,

thinking of rust
and rain.

Sylvia said,
“There must be quite a few things
a hot bath won’t cure, 158 more words


Gethsemane (1867)

It could be I saw her, or maybe, I just wanted too.  It might be I whispered her name, a time or two, and that’s the way she rose, like a young lady, with “lace in her soul”. 390 more words


The Fairy House-The Most Bizarre of All Ideas

I always hear people talk about where ideas came from and what their purpose is, but seldom do I find an idea quite like The Fairy House… 470 more words


William Faulkner

He had a word, too. Love, he called it. But I had been used to words for a long time. I knew that that word was like the others: just a shape to fill a lack; that when the right time came, you wouldn’t need a word for that anymore than for pride or fear. 12 more words