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Now on Kindle also, "Becoming" IS A NOVEL THAT MAY REMIND MANY OF US OF OURSELVES, WAY BACK THEN, WHEN GOD'S MOST MYSTERIOUS CREATION WAS THE OPPOSITE SEX. Becom..  
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Whom the Gods Love by Brenda Townsend Hall
i>Juno was incensed when she learned it:Jove had impregnated Semele. Curses came bursting out of her throat, but she swallowed them Hissing: 'Anger is lost on Jupiter.'/i> Semele, Ovid, Metaporpohoses, translated by Ted Hughes..
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Why Sounds are Important by Harold Hester
Sounds, noises are wonderious and meaningful but they also do so much more...
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Read excerpt from Wilma's Goodbye, 1949 Wilma's Goodbye, 1949 by Paxton Riddle
Wilma visits the Quapaw Agency House the last day before it is to be razed. It is the last tangible remnant of the vague memories of her Modoc mother...
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Read excerpt from Wilma's Goodbye, 1949 Wilma's Goodbye, 1949 by Paxton Riddle
Wilma returns for the last time to the Quawpaw Agency House, where her Modoc mother often stood in line with her ration card. Now it is to be razed, the last palpable remnant of her mother's memory...
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Wind Sparked Memories by Rodney Bohen
Quite personal recollection often renders the parchment wet, from the fallen tears of creation. So stands this piece in time......
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Window Shopping by Brenda Townsend Hall
i>No harm in a little window shopping./i>..
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Winter Wonderland by Ursela Wetjen
A dark story for a dark morning!..
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Winter: Snow, 1 of 3 by Mark Lichterman
Holding his mouth an inch from the frozen glass, feeling the radiating cold, he exhaled his warm breath onto the opaque surface. A dime‑sized spot melted; a nickel, a quarter, a half‑dollar. He looked through the clear, transparent circle and took a sharp intake of breath. “Snow!” The wi..
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Worth A Hug by John Gorman
Marjorie hugs her cello, waiting for her daddy to come home. When a shady salesman rings her doorbell Marjorie forks over her life savings to buy her daddy a welcome home present...
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Writer's Block by J.A. Aarntzen
Something that I wrote long ago just out of the need to write...
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Writing In The Green Tea Hour by Ian Gilmour
An account of a brief moment of unexplained bliss...
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New edition coming soon! This is my second novel. Chapter One is available as free download, and Chapter Two is posted in the Short Story section. How m..  
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