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The Writer’s Voice
writing

The Writer’s Voice

Once upon a time, I wrote a story about a girl–Mallory–searching for luck. Then one day I entered a raffle to join The Writer’s Voice–a contest (hosted by Krista Van Dolzer, Cupid’s Literary Connection, Brenda Drake, and Mónica Bustamante Wagner) full of agents who hadn’t yet seen my manuscript. Later that day I found out … Continue reading

Ode to Truffles
poetry / writing

Ode to Truffles

In celebration of April being National Poetry Month… Ode to Truffles a poem for Molly O! little bite of chocolate, So velvety and smooth. A bite, and then I wait As you become A rich, chocolate blanket covering My tongue. I smile. And I marvel at you, So dense and luscious. You are small but … Continue reading

Three Things I Learned This Weekend: It’s Not a Manifesto…Yet.
writing

Three Things I Learned This Weekend: It’s Not a Manifesto…Yet.

There are so many reasons to be grateful to Abraham Lincoln. There’s his role in abolishing slavery and of course, the Gettysburg Address. And I’d be amiss if I didn’t mention his contribution to film…granting us a vehicle for another great Spielberg film. But by far his greatest contribution is providing tired and downtrodden teachers … Continue reading