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Hope you will like my garden.
Planting : words for bulbs and plants, Gods' love and kindness for sturdy stems, poetry for healthy leaves, short stories for plant shape, help from friends for pruning, patience and persistance for beautiful blooms.
I am hoping and planning to grow a full fledged author, from this ground.

Monday, August 10, 2009


My story was good. Betty Jo and I went to the Sleuth's Ink Meeting in July. We were encouraged to, "Submit,Submit,Submit." After edit, edit, edit, I read my story, to The Weekly Writers Guild. I was advised to leave out, "that sentence." OK, more edit. READY ! Mail Monday.
Sunday, I bought the magazine, that I was sending my story.
Opened to the page my story would be printed, when accepted. Got a big SCARE ! In a few words IT WAS MY STORY! I threw down the magazine.
Disappointment, reproach, I had been setting on this one a long time, if
I had sent it out...I wouldn't cry. Today, picked up the magazine to find out how it was different from mine. It wasn't my story at all! YEA ! I can go ahead and send it on schedule.


  1. Sometimes it's easy to freak out and draw comparisons, but always remember that writers bring theirselves to their stories. So yours will always be unique.

  2. Well put, Carol.

    When I first read this post, I thought they'd actually pritned your story without telling you. I've had that happen before. At least now you know you can send yours in. Wishing you good luck!!!


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My son,Ken,recently retired after 20 years service in the U.S. Navy. I am very proud of him. Good Friends are a Blessing. Red Hats for Jesus is a fun group, so glad to have this fellowship. The Wednesday Breakfast Club(JEWELS)brought me many wonderful friends. Each one is Special. The Weekly Writers Guild is a very important part of my life. I am the leader, since Nicholas, had to give it up to work more hours. Thanks for passing the torch to me. Emma, Elsie, Claudette, Judy, Betty Jo, I enjoy writing  with you. New interest for us has been gained from joining with other writers at their meetings. Hope to gain lots of new friends there.