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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

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Writers’ Showcase, January 27, 2020

(I hate cockroaches too.) https://www.wow-womenonwriting.com/94-FE1-Q12020EssayContest.html ***** (Just because something changes form doesn’t mean it loses purpose.) https://thestoryfiles.wordpress.com/2020/01/24/bones/ ***** (I love the quietude in this haiku.) ***** (Standing up for the right thing is hard and complicated. And necessary.)

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Writers showcase, November 25, 2019

(The first-place winner in the 48th New Millennium Writings flash fiction contest!) https://newmillenniumwritings.org/getaway/ ***** (The creepiness of this one made me shiver a little.) Lucky Foot ***** (Oh, I so love it when a fairy tale goes topsy turvy!) Red by Angela Panayotopulos ***** (Because comics are also a form of storytelling.) Blessed are the geeks  … Continue reading Writers showcase, November 25, 2019