Category Archives: Guest

Moving into a Changed World with Alice

What does a changed world mean to you? Loss of privilege, conveniences, freedom? Is there cautious optimism for an improved future? In Alice Sabo’s trilogy, A CHANGED WORLD, a frightening scenario presents the danger of misplaced trust mixed with the … Continue reading

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Keeping it in the ‘Hood with a Bomber

Last week I reached out of the neighborhood to include an interview of a children’s book author who is in my writing group. This week, I share an interview with Sandra Warren, a neighbor who wrote a historical book with a … Continue reading

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Writers Strive For Independence Together

As many of you may have surmised, writing is an isolating endeavor. Some writers need background music. Some can adjust to the noisy activity of a coffee house. I need total quiet. But we all have in common a desire … Continue reading

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Chapter 41 SPECIAL TREAT: Historical Fiction by Wade Nanney

****BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL IN UNION MILLS THIS WEEKEND**** (My Nanney friends are very talented. The following story was published in Images of the Blue Ridge an anthology by the Creative Writers’ Club of McDowell County in 1990. Wade wrote this story and his … Continue reading

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Chapter 8: Garden Spot of the World

From last post, I continue Wade Nanney’s story about Ole Man Adair coming home from California in the 1850’s. He travelled from San Francisco around the tip of South America to make port in Charleston. And he wore an overcoat the … Continue reading

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Living Big

In addition to finding a new volunteer project for the new year, it is wise to reevaluate what you are doing for yourself. Health issues seem to be in the forefront this year. My friend Terri Robins is a member … Continue reading

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New Year’s Trail

Guest Post: “I’ve Been Workin’ on the Trail Road” is appropriate for the beginning of a new year when we each pause to consider whether to follow the trail we are on or use a universal mark of a new beginning … Continue reading

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Lure of the Dragon

If you had to wait for my first-hand account of this Saturday’s boat race, you would miss the event. Therefore, I have invited a writer friend, Terri Robins, to give you her inside information on the Dragonistas of Lake James, … Continue reading

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