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Lady Graves – NaNoWriMo 2018 – my 50,000-words-in-one-month novel

I did it – I took the challenge; I wrote a whole novel in one month. Toward the end my word count was low and the November 30 deadline was looming, so I wrote some swift, shabby, poorly thought-out exposition. … Continue reading

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“Unheard Melodies” – my story won a little contest!

“Unheard Melodies” for Fiction Comp, #1 Week 1 by @carolkean  Heard melodies are sweet, but those unheard are sweeter – –“Ode on a Grecian Urn,” John Keats, 1819 This is my entry for the “Fiction Comp – All writers are welcome – … Continue reading

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Los Alamos Photographer, Author And Scientist Elena Giorgi Brings Images To Los Alamos Reporter

Originally posted on Los Alamos Reporter:
Los Alamos Reporter followers are being treated to the photos of Elena E. Giorgi. Photo by Maire O’Neill/losalamosreporter.com BY MAIRE O’NEILL maire@losalamosreporter.com Elena E. Giorgi is a scientist, award-winning author and IPA-awarded photographer. She…

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Even Steven: a short story that evolved from a 5-minute-freewrite exercise

source Thanks, @mariannewest, for the daily 5minute freewrite! Today’s prompt: Day 348 : 5 Minute Freewrite: Wednesday – Prompt: vinyl. EVEN STEVEN Steve was done with Stephanie. Her big baby-blue eyes and blonde curls, her pouty lips, her heaving bosom would not … Continue reading

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“Rape: A Love Story” by Joyce Carol Oates

  Rape: A Love Story is one of the most brutal, disturbing, sick, memorable, and riveting stories ever to come forth from the lurid imagination of Joyce Carol Oates.  Reading is the sole means by which we slip, involuntarily, often helplessly, into … Continue reading

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Lessons from Lucy: The Simple Joys of an Old, Happy Dog by Dave Barry

What happens when a cynical, retired, Pulitzer-prize winning journalist who hates self-help books starts taking notes on his old but happy dog–and realizes he’s written a self-help book? He taps into the wry and intelligent sense of humor that launched his … Continue reading

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Novelist/Good Samaritan saves dog hit by car, needs $; bonus, a 5-star book review

Dog hit by car; owner refuses to pay for dog’s broken leg; novelist adopts dog, seeks help raising money for Saving Ludo’s Leg Here is the novelist’s story: Adriana Hartelt Boettcher on Facebook, June 7, at 8:15pm · What I … Continue reading

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