Monthly Archives: January 2017

Book Burning in Bluewater Bay

When January ended, so did the life of three of the little libraries in Bluewater Bay. Began by Debbie Stretch, the libraries were stocked with donated free books. Anyone was welcome to take or leave a book at the little libraries. … Continue reading

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Robin Wiesneth: A Brush With Humor

Robin Wiesneth is a familiar face in the Panhandle art community. A staple at many of the best area galleries, Robin is known for her whimsy, color and humor. “I’ve always been a creative sort,” said Robin.“But my passion for … Continue reading

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Garman Donates to American Heart Month/Make-a-Wish

Last week I had the pleasure of interviewing Annie B. Garman, author of Unexpected Grace: When Your Child is Born with Half a Heart. February is American Heart Month, and for February Annie is donating all of the proceeds from … Continue reading

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Submissions: $500 Zócalo Poetry Prize

Since 2012, the Zócalo Public Square Poetry Prize has been awarded annually to the U.S. poet whose poem best evokes a connection to place. “Place” may be interpreted by the poet as a place of historical, cultural, political, or personal … Continue reading

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Review: Take Me to Australia

Take Me to Australia is a colorful learning trip through Australia’s cities and outback. The seventh book in the World Adventure series by Katie Kahn, she began writing the series with her daughter Autumn as part of a school project. Kahn … Continue reading

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First Day of Prompt Class

Today was an exciting first day of Writing Prompts class. This has been the class I’ve been most excited to teach from day one, and so far it is everything I’d hoped it would be. There is a good mix … Continue reading

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Max Will Love You

Max is my shelter dog of the week. A male terrier mix, he is known for being friendly and loving. According to New Beginning’s website, “He prefers to watch romance movies and dreams of finding his doggie love.“ All of the dogs available … Continue reading

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Computer Tech 2017 Saturday

This Saturday I’ll be presenting two sessions of talks on writer apps at Computer Tech 2017 at Northwest Florida State College. The event is free and full of opportunities to network and win prizes. Details below:

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Annie B. Garman Finds Unexpected Grace

I recently had a chance to speak with Annie B. Garman, author of Unexpected Grace: When Your Child is Born with Half a Heart. Her story is a true account of a parent’s worst fear being realized–the baby in her womb … Continue reading

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Lady Bug Invasion or Good Omens?

Recently, we’ve been over run with lady bugs. They crawl across my computer screen as I try to work. They pop up on the television as we try to relax. They hang out on are windows, inside and out, greet … Continue reading

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