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Poor Eddie

An introduction for children on the perils of the writing life.   On a bitterly cold January 19 in 1809, little Edgar Poe was born into a new and troubling world. His parents were poor stage actors. When Edgar turned … Continue reading

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The Forest Girl – part two

Here is the second installment of the “Forest Girl”. In the first part we ended with Lisa and Cerridwen talking at the dinner table with Cerridwen’s parents. Cerridwen wanted to know if Lisa had brought music. Lisa said she had … Continue reading

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The Forest Girl

This is the first of four installments of a revised short story. It is aimed at a young audience but should be fun regardless of age. Lisa Browning enjoyed winter more than any other season. She loved the crisp air, … Continue reading

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The Christmas Lantern

Here is a story for the holiday, written in 48 hours. I will try to improve it later. Merry Christmas !!! Snow was falling gently in the small town of Nelson, each flake landing quietly on the surface of sidewalks … Continue reading

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