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Writers’ showcase, March 29, 2021

(Just…wow.) ***** (This is so sad. Sometimes men and society at large don’t understand the sacrifices women must make to follow their true calling.) https://www.wow-womenonwriting.com/downloads/printable/98-FE1-Fall20Contest-Sally-Basmajian.html ***** (Genius, start to finish.) https://www.craftliterary.com/2021/01/22/consult-your-doctor-amanda-mcleod/# ***** (Another bit of melancholy and, possibly, foreshadowing.) https://literallystories2014.com/2019/04/04/end-home-by-david-henson/

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Writers’ showcase, August 31, 2020

(Love the way this one builds and its melancholy. I wish we could find out more about the baby and the protagonist.) https://blog.reedsy.com/creative-writing-prompts/contests/52/submissions/27729 ***** (You can feel the despair build from the first moments of the story, and it keeps rolling down…like a boulder. Until it sits hard and heavy in your stomach at the… Continue reading Writers’ showcase, August 31, 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, September 24, 2018

(Despite the lack of dialogue, it’s a terrific story!) https://smorgasbordinvitation.wordpress.com/2018/09/23/smorgasbord-short-stories-whats-in-a-name-hector-the-homecoming-by-sally-cronin/ ***** (I wish we could find out what happens next!) From “The Harrowing of Ilajescu” by Devora Gimpel ***** (So how far would you go for loyalty?) http://necessaryfiction.com/stories/TimRaymondWhenthePresidentDied ***** (Guilt will always eat a person from the inside out.) https://mastersreview.com/edged-by-casey-guerin/