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Category: February 2014
Blessed Are the Snow Gods by Krystal Skwar
Creaking and cranking, the garage raised and there it was: the snowy road, my journey, laid out before me.
Finding Rich in the Gulf of Alaska by John Unger
My heels were pressed into the mattress, and I was pushing against the headboard. A voice downstairs was calling my name …
The Real Boxer by Meghan MacNamara
Terry approached with a greasy plastic tub of Vaseline. “To avoid cuts,” he explained…
Patagonia by T Nicole Cirone
…you had come up with a “safe word”—a word that, when used, was to stop whatever petty conflict was stirring immediately…
Interview: Elynne Chaplik-Aleskow, memoir writer
In my younger years, I did not write stories. Rather, I wrote feelings.
The Writing Life: Oh, For the Love of Cats by Lisa Ahn
Inscrutable, blasé, they are uninterested in deadlines, tangled plots or characters who have fallen out of line.
Craft: Lying in a Hammock, Reading Across Genres by Donna Steiner
Reading in other genres might feel like too large a time commitment, or might even be a bit scary.
Review: Happenstance by Robert Root
It’s the story of a mellow, introverted child who through one happenstance to another finds his way.
Review: Marmee & Louisa: The Untold Story of Louisa May Alcott and Her Mother
Untold stories bring the past into the present. An irresistible attraction for those of us who are attracted to biographies and historical stories …