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Try This Exercise

We didn’t kiss relatives on the mouth. However, one summer when I was maybe six or seven, my family hosted a large family gathering in…
November 25, 2010

What’s the Use?

My husband twisted up to turn out the light.  He pulled the covers around his shoulders, folded the hem of the sheet over the comforter,…
October 29, 2010

What’s a Plot?

Because I came to fiction by way of poetry, the idea of plot terrified me.  I’d never had to worry about the and then thing. …
April 21, 2010