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Writers’ Showcase, July 27, 2020

(Getting some creepy vibes here…) https://apoetryjourney.wordpress.com/2020/07/20/haiku-5-20-2020-2/ ***** (RE: “Burnt”, the winner of the contest: We all need a survival story to bolster our spirits.) https://www.wow-womenonwriting.com/95-FE1-Winter20Contest.html ***** (RE: “War Baby”, the third-place story: Beware of being unkind to someone for no reason at all.) ***** (One of my most favorite lines from this long story: “My… Continue reading Writers’ Showcase, July 27, 2020

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Writers’ Showcase, June 29, 2020

(Listen to these three writers share how they got started in writing and what keeps them going.) Profiles in Encouragement 003 – Laurie Buchanan, Lynda Drews, Jeff Nania ***** (I think we can all relate to this one!) KATE FELLOWES: Whodunnit ***** (I can practically smell the noodles boiling! I have to confess, though, I… Continue reading Writers’ Showcase, June 29, 2020

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Writers’ showcase, May 25, 2020

(Such a poignant moment in so few words.) JANINE IWAYA: Song Bird ***** (Let’s be honest, wouldn’t we all want to do what she did?) *This link contains another link to the actual story. http://www.nwwestbrook-writing.us/?p=615 ***** (Ben is incredible. This poem is chilling.) Miscarriage ***** (If you’re up for a good, old-fashioned creepy story, start… Continue reading Writers’ showcase, May 25, 2020

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Writers’ showcase, April 27, 2020

(I can relate to so many things in this story about visiting another country that my parents call their own.) https://mastersreview.com/new-voices/shenzhen-by-willa-zhang/ ***** (Sometimes it’s the little reminders, the little things that give us hope.) https://first50.wordpress.com/2020/04/27/when-i-was-out-walking/ ***** (So many more things I want to know about this story world and so many things I wish were… Continue reading Writers’ showcase, April 27, 2020

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Writers’ showcase, March 30, 2020

(Metaphor, when done right, sings on the page/screen. Even someone like me who doesn’t read poetry often can appreciate this one.) “Siege Machinery” by Craig van Rooyen ***** (Breaking a vicious cycle means making the hardest choices of all.) http://www.sixfold.org/FicWinter19/Ness.html ***** (A month ago, the amazing Kristen Lamb wrote this post. Prophetic, almost, but everything… Continue reading Writers’ showcase, March 30, 2020