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Chapter Spotlight: Daniel Island

I moved to Daniel Island, just outside of Charleston, about a year and a half ago with my husband and two children. I am a Sales Consultant-turned-Writer who decided in her 30’s— all right, in her 40’s, really—to abandon a … Continue reading

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Arms Stretched Wide

I have a small clay figure on my study window sill, a gift from a dear friend. The figure stands tall, head held high,arms stretched wide, open to the world. Three blue birds perch on her shoulders. My friend said … Continue reading

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What’s in a Genre? Everything!

Genre: noun. Plural thereof is genres. Meaning? A class(es) or category(ies) of artistic endeavor having a particular form, content, technique, or the like: the genre of epic poetry; the genre of symphonic music; the genre of figuring out where my … Continue reading

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by Bonnie Stanard Learning how to take and give criticism has been a journey for me. In my early years of writing, I attended a workshop in the Chicago area near my home and had the good fortune to meet … Continue reading

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