Monthly Archives: January 2017

Submission Opportunity: The Matador Review

The Matador Review is currently accepting submissions for the Spring 2017 publication. They publish poetry, fiction, flash fiction, and creative non-fiction, inviting all unpublished literature written in the English language (and translations that are accompanied by the original text) as … Continue reading

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Blackwater Review, Ready to Travel

Another book traveling via Bookcrossing. This time I left a copy of Blackwater Review, Spring 2016 at Cafe Bienville. You can follow this book’s journey online here. If you missed out, don’t worry. I’ll be leaving a copy of Take Me to Australia at … Continue reading

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Review: Blackwater Review Spring 2016

If you enjoy being the first to discover the latest-greatest in new authors and artists, then you should be an avid follower of the Blackwater Review, published annually by Northwest Florida State College. A well put together journal of literature … Continue reading

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Ruby is a Treasure!

Ruby is my shelter dog of the week. A female hound mix, she is known for being super friendly and generous with her toys. According to New Beginning’s website, “She loves to hang out with her puppy friends and enjoys welcoming new ones … Continue reading

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Classes start next week!

There’s still room in next week’s classes… beginning Monday, Jan. 23 I’ll be teaching Social Media 101 in the morning and How to Write for Children in the afternoon. Thursday, Jan. 26 Write with Prompts begins in the afternoon. Robin Wiesneth will be … Continue reading

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Helene Lund Den Boer hangs stories on a string

Helene Lund Den Boer may be a newer face on the local author circuit, but as a writer she has been scribbling for a lifetime. “I always enjoyed writing, even as a child,” said Helene. “Little poems and small text … Continue reading

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Halfway through first month…

Today marks the half-a-month mark for the first month of the year and I find myself looking at my resolutions re-evaluating. On the writing front, things have been going stellar. My collection of poetry, In Favor of Pain, made some … Continue reading

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Submission Opportunity for Holocaust Memorial Day 2017

January 27 is Holocaust Memorial Day, a day for everyone to remember the millions of people murdered in the Holocaust, under Nazi Persecution and in the subsequent genocides of Cambodia, Rwanda, Bosnia and Darfur. Holocaust Memorial Day honors the survivors … Continue reading

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Tilda Begins Her Travels…

Today is Friday the 13th and one of my lucky days! I had the pleasure of sharing a birthday picnic with a friend and student Laura and it was the perfect day for it. Happy birthday Laura! I also was … Continue reading

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Review: Tilda & the Tooth Fairy

One of my favorite books for children has become Tilda and the Tooth Fairy by Helene Lun Den Boer. The illustrations are done by Helene as felt collages and have a charming, vintage feel to them. The story follows Tilda … Continue reading

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