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7 Habits of an Effective Writing Critique Group

It started with a Tweet during one of our #TWTBlog chats.  A few of us chimed-in and after a few weeks, Betsy organized critique groups for our readers who were interested in taking part in one.   949 more words


Poetry 101: Rehab- End

Slightly delayed this week as I’ve been very dramatically away from my computer without internet, but once again this has been written in response to Mara Eastern’s Poetry 101… 60 more words


My Contribution to In-flight Literary Magazine

I’m delighted and proud to say that two of my unreleased poems, White Noise and Paper Mill, are being featured in the third issue of  62 more words



You’ve been the relative’s kid,
You’ve been the servant,
You’ve been the secret keeper and the guard,
You’ve been pregnant and lost the child,
You’ve been a wife, a mother, and raised all of us. 41 more words


The past informs our future but it need not dictate it.

— Jane Says…. (@CrisisLined) April 1, 2015


My Roots Are Showing

Yesterday I went to confession.  Don’t know what possessed me, but there I was face to face with a priest I don’t particularly like.

The new thing is, no confessional.  577 more words

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