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No Words

No words can describe what I have been feeling since I read the news yesterday about the shooting of a Canadian soldier as he stood guard at the National War Memorial in Ottawa. My heart goes out to his family and friends and also to the family and friends of the two soldiers who were […]

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What’s Their Story?

When my husband and I stopped at the book store last night this car was parked in the next lane over.  My first thought upon reading what was written on the rear window was, “There has got to be quite a story behind that!” What I find especially interesting is the fact the “Your” is […]

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Where the Black-Eyed Susans Grow

Black-eye Susan’s can be seen growing in fields and along roadsides throughout Nebraska where we are currently living. They are native to North America and bloom from June through to October. The healer in my novel uses a variety of plants and herbs to make her medicines so I like to research the medicinal properties […]

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Advance Confidently in the Direction of Your Dreams

  Yesterday I completed the second of two 7 day challenges to meet or exceed my minimum word goal each day, no excuses allowed.  Today I’m taking a break from any self-imposed writing goals to sort the scenes I’ve written in the past seven days into the chapters where they belong. Then tomorrow, I plan […]

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One Small Change – How Wolves Changed Rivers

  When wolves were reintroduced to Yellowstone National Park  in 1996, an amazing process called a trophic cascade began to take place. This one small change, changed everything! Now think of that in terms not just of eco systems but in your own life as well.  Even in your own writing. This past week  while […]

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Writing Prompt

  Tonight while at the bookstore grand re-opening, I picked up the December issue of The Writer.   After returning home, I curled up on the couch ready to spend the rest of the evening reading. In each issue there are writing prompts scattered through the pages.   Immediately after I read the prompt on page 5, […]

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Come Talk Story With Me

For several days now, I’ve been trying to come up with a suitable subject for my first post here on my newly redesigned writing site. After a break of many years, I couldn’t decide how I wanted to re-introduce myself and set out what I was hoping to accomplish here in the coming weeks and […]

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