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Writers showcase, November 27, 2017

(You can feel the heat and her desperation.) https://livingauthorssociety.wordpress.com/2017/11/26/blank-spaces/ *** (The heartbreaking struggles of trying to love our parents the best we can without their guidance available to take us through uncharted waters.) Elder Abuse *** (Something to make you smile this morning.) For Writers with Pets… *** (Stumbled on this quite by accident, but it… Continue reading Writers showcase, November 27, 2017

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Writers showcase, October 30, 2017

(So basically the lesson here is, don’t upset the devices in your home.) https://livingauthorssociety.wordpress.com/2017/10/29/the-dollmakers-gift/ *** (It’s meant to be humorous, but there’s actually some food for thought here. What better way than this to change your identity?) https://shawncowling.wordpress.com/2017/10/29/the-funeral-home/ *** (Some excellent questions and a writing prompt to boot. Think on this one for a little… Continue reading Writers showcase, October 30, 2017

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Writers showcase, September 25, 2017

(I remember those maddening days… :>) https://shawncowling.wordpress.com/2017/09/24/common-conversations-with-my-toddler-24/ *** (Ooh, I wish I could read what comes next!) https://livingauthorssociety.wordpress.com/2017/09/24/how-long/ *** (Wow. Want to read what comes before and after this one too!) From “City or Exile” by Rixie Coltey *** (I know EXACTLY how Virginia feels!) https://first50.wordpress.com/2017/09/21/why-i-write-2/  

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Writers showcase, Monday, July 31, 2017

(I wish we could find out what happened next!) http://necessaryfiction.com/stories/JonathanCrowlHotelInheritance *** (The first story, “This Heady Thing Called Love”; so true to what real love, and life, are like) https://brilliantflashfictionmag.wordpress.com/2017/06/30/issue-14-june-2017/#more-2495 *** (Corny, but it’ll make you smile anyway.) https://shawncowling.wordpress.com/2017/07/29/lennys-edit/ *** (A little older, but I love the imagery and the use of personification here.) Haiku… Continue reading Writers showcase, Monday, July 31, 2017

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Writers showcase, June 26, 2017

(It’s always great to win, but my favorites are the two second-place stories here.) https://brilliantflashfictionmag.wordpress.com/2017/06/25/lost-in-translation-writing-contest-results/ *** (Freaky and crazy, but you won’t want to stop reading until the end.) http://necessaryfiction.com/stories/DianaClarkeWikipedia *** (A longer piece, but it’ll draw you in bit by bit. Let it.) https://www.carvezine.com/story/2017-spring-pearson