Tag Archives: fiction

11/22/63

There are many things in life that I enjoy enough to wait for with giddy anticipation, like a kid who just knows when she looks outside that she’ll be waking up to a school-free snow day. Any time Stephen King releases … Continue reading

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Writin’ On …

It is great to be back in the blogging world, writing and catching up with all of you. My little hiatus really wasn’t lengthy at all. What’s a week? Five days at the office or of shuffling the kiddos off … Continue reading

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Guest Fiction: Katie Bennett

Today, I’m thrilled to bring you an excerpt of “This is What a Feminist Looks Like” (working title only) by Katie Bennett. To learn more about Katie and her work in progress, please read our interview!   7th May 1966 … Continue reading

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Rocking and Waiting

Last week, Marcia Richards posted a series of wonderfully inspiring photos of abandoned buildings. She invited readers to pick the photo that most sparked their imagination and post at 200-1,000 word story inspired by the image. Below is my attempt. … Continue reading

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A Tulip In July

One thing I don’t always do enough of here at Hawleyville is share bits and pieces of my fiction.  I’m going to try to start doing a bit more of that. For starters, I’ve decided to post a piece I … Continue reading

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First the Poe Toaster. Now the Baltimore Poe House in Peril?

In Baltimore, even those who aren’t aspiring writers or horror fans like myself feel a unique attachment to Edgar Allan Poe.  In the early 1830s, the writer lived briefly in Baltimore with his cousin and wife-to-be Virginia and his aunt. … Continue reading

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A Winner, A Contest and A “Just Wondering …”

I’ll keep my mental meanderings short today, because I know that what you’re all waiting for is the Life List Club giveaway winner announcement … But before I get there, I do have a question for my fellow writers, especially … Continue reading

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