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Gail Gaymer Martin Answers the Age Old Question!

Gail Gaymer Martin Answers the Age Old Question!. Ever felt like you were too old to start a new career? Advertisements

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Birthdays Make Memories

Birthday cakes! I don’t know of anyone who doesn’t like birthday cake. This past week, our writers group brought food to share in celebration of Thanksgiving. But we shared something else too. My birthday. One of the ladies brought a very large cake. … Continue reading

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Do We Need Critics?

Gary Fearon, Creative Director for Southern Writers Magazine,  is our guest poster today. He has a few things to say about critiquing. We can learn a lot from art class. And there’s a fair amount we’d be wise to forget. … Continue reading

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Friday’s Author-Lisa Wingate

Lisa Wingate’s books hold positions on many bestseller lists, both in the United States and internationally. She skillfully weaves lyrical writing and unforgettable Southern settings with elements of women’s fiction, history, and mystery to create stories that Publisher’s Weekly calls “Masterful” … Continue reading

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Friday’s Author and Book Report-Sandra Balzo

Small Towns-Big Crimes. That’s Sandra Balzo. She’s a master of creating small towns and infusing crimes in her stories, which makes it perfect reading for a mystery buff like me. Once I start her books, my family knows immediately that … Continue reading

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Are You Moving Forward Toward Your Goal

Today, a friend of mine, Doyne Phillips who is the Managing Editor of Southern Writers Magazine joins us with a great post on goals. What is your goal? Are you moving toward it? Do you make progress each day? We … Continue reading

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Who Would You Like to Ask?

The University of Mississippi once invited William Faulkner to the English department to address one class per day for a week. Faulkner devoted the entire time to answering the students’ questions.   When asked what is the best training one should … Continue reading

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Want a Wonderful Feeling

It’s a wonderful feeling to give back and help people. A writers group used their talent to do just that. Twenty-two of the members wrote a short story, published a book, and dedicated it to the Literacy Council. They used the Flesch Reading … Continue reading

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It’s not too late?

Writing our memories down about our grandparents, if we knew them, is important. If you are asking yourself how, don’t. Just start putting on paper what you remember. You will be surprised what things begin coming to your memory about … Continue reading

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What do you want to know?

In continuing with our memories and writing them down,  have you ever thought about your grandmother or grandfathers? What were they like? How was their life? Did your grandfather fight in a war? Did your grandmother work outside of the … Continue reading

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