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Vignette

I stood on the bank of a stream. A breeze blew through my hair. A voice called out to me, and I turned. My heart leapt, as it does when a friend greets you. I had not seen her in … Continue reading

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Wednesday, 3:03 pm

The cat. The sidewalk. The heat. The smoke. The laugh. The window. The thought. The car. The tree. The cloud. The sky. The dream.

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Friendship at VCFA, where the magic is real

During this summer’s residency in Writing for Children and Young Adults at the Vermont College of Fine Art, I was one of six student lecturers sharing critical insights regarding picture book authorship. My presentation focused on the textual reference to … Continue reading

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Two Forces

Between two forces—one pulling us toward the person we are destined to be, the other toward the person we long to become—lies a liminal space of infinite possibilities. A place of continuingly coming into being, where words, faith, intention, and … Continue reading

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Six-Word Stories #3

Different moods. Hope you like them. _______________________________________ “Wow! You’re pregnant!” “No, I’m not.” “Where are your parents, Lizzie?” “Hiding.” Lost: woman’s wedding ring. Never worn. “So, this button does what?” KAAABOOOOOM!!! _______________________________________ Also, check out what kcrawford is writing. Bloggers! … Continue reading

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The Forest Girl – finale

In the last installment Lisa and Lance sought refuge at Lance’s house after fleeing from Cerridwen’s violent transformation. Then Lisa returned home. What will the two discover when they meet up the following day and return to Cerridwen’s home? _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ … Continue reading

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Creative Blogger Nomination

Thanks so much to aayusi for nominating me for the Creative Blogger Award. It is this type of outreach, attention, and friendship that makes blogging so satisfying. Everyone should visit her site. There is a wonderfully positive energy to her … Continue reading

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