Category Archives: Friendship

The Best Writing Group I’ve Ever Been In

My son brought his girlfriend over yesterday after school. She had an English assignment and needed some advice on poetry. I believe my son will always think of me when he hears the words poem or poet or poetry—which is … Continue reading

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Today’s Friday Saturday Favorite: first manuscript = first love

I realized it yesterday as I was chasing dust bunnies around the house (with a vacuum–thank you very much). I got to thinking about my first manuscript, and how it’s gathering its own kind of dust, languishing there between my … Continue reading

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An Interview with novelist, poet and editor, Kathryn Magendie

I’d like to start by thanking Kathryn for taking time away from her writing to answer my interview questions! Kathryn is in the midst of the third book in the Virginia Kate trilogy. Since I’ve read the first two and … Continue reading

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A Not-Your-Typical-Book-Review Book Review

I like books. No, that’s not right … I love books. I love the feel of their weight in my hands. I love to fluff their pages, scan their white spaces, run my fingers along their spines. I like that … Continue reading

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Meet Novelist Kathryn Magendie

Meet my friend, Kathryn Magendie, a novelist, poet and editor/publisher of the Rose & Thorn e-zine. I first met Kathryn a few years ago when I had a short piece of fiction accepted in the magazine. It was only the … Continue reading

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