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Writing a wrong

It is not unusual for writers’ groups to take a day or two for a writer’s retreat, and our local writers’ group is no exception. One of our members is put in charge; usually it is my husband, and he … Continue reading

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Room 112: A 99-word flash story

This week’s prompt over at Carrot Ranch: in 99 words (no more, no less) write a story about gender. It can be fixed or fluid. Explore the topic on your own terms and open your mind to possibilities and understanding. … Continue reading

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What-the-Tuck: Two New Trends

This pedometer geek reader has recently identified what could be new What-the-tuck trends in novels. Because of the predominance of repeated use of particular words and phrases, there are two that I have added to my growing list. The first … Continue reading

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Carrot Ranch: Frannie Hooe

Frannie’s Disappearance Frannie Hooe disappeared one starry night. What happened to her was pure conjecture, and yet only Tillie knew the real story behind her disappearance. First off, it must be stated that Frannie was an adventurous young woman. Most … Continue reading

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Carrot Ranch: Sketch of Aunt Tillie (Flash Fiction)

Eulogy for Aunt Tillie I remember Aunt Tillie affectionately although she preferred my sisters Sally and Connie more. I think she liked me more once I began wearing glasses. Aunt Tillie was a bit silly, even odd. She always wore … Continue reading

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Superhero Mom

I suspect every mother has at least one superpower. What that superpower for any particular mother is anyone’s guess. Further, there may even be a superhero suit lurking underneath the regular workaday clothes. It is only in retrospect that I … Continue reading

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Cologne, not the City

It is obvious that the holidays are rapidly approaching. There are several reasons for this observation. The first is the proliferation of catalogs in the mailbox. Catalogs, both familiar and unfamiliar, have shown up in our mailbox. From Harry & … Continue reading

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