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Police: woman charged with felony child neglect after death of her 3-week-old child

HATTIESBURG, MS – Police say one woman has been charged with one count of felony child neglect.

Sgt. McLemore says Amanda Hobson, 24, has been arrested for the crime. 82 more words


The Typewriter Project: Creating The Power of Story

Running down the stairs, she giggles at the adventure she’s about to go on. Slowly, she sneaks around the corner to the hidden room and very gently pulls the cord dangling in the middle of the room. 765 more words

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Novel Beginnings: A Prologue

The sound of a taught flag pulled between the white-gloved hands of two soldiers is a sound seared into my memory. As the two men began to ceremoniously fold the flag up and over into triangles, thirteen times, the haunting notes of TAPS begin to play.   194 more words

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Summer stories: An adventure in reading

My whole life I feel as if I have lived for the piles of books that seem to make their way into my hands between the months of May and August. 1,019 more words

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Elizabeth Knox - why do you write?

In answer to they question, ‘But why do you write, specifically? There are other ways to tell stories. Though you obviously love words.‘ (posed by David Larsen in an interview), Elizabeth Knox explained: 429 more words

Story And Identity

'Veil,' the new book by Linden Thorp is now available.

Many apologies dear followers for the delay.  Finally, this book is complete, in PDF form and ePub. Please visit my author’s website at http://www.sbpra.com/lindenthorp/ to take a look. 74 more words

True Nature

The Power of Story: A Beginning

Ioften talk about The Power of Story in my classroom, and I use it a lot in my Tweets. It’s become something of a teaching philosophy and mantra for me this first year as I dive into the reading classroom, … 896 more words

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