Hoodoo to Get Your Love

February 12, 2018 Musings 2 Comments

When I was in my twenties, all my co-workers went to a grandmotherly European woman in the billing department to have…

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The Moon, Hoodoo, and Me

January 19, 2018 Musings

For years I lived on a houseboat, tethered to a dock, that rose and fell with the tide in Richardson Bay….

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God Bless Us, Every One!

December 23, 2017 Musings

If you’re in the mood for a literary yuletide experience, listen to Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol read by favorite author Neil…

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Critique Groups and Beta Readers: Writing as a Not-So-Solitary Pursuit

November 24, 2017 Musings

When I first began writing, I would never read my work aloud in class. I lacked confidence in my abilities, but…

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The Rules of Magic

October 9, 2017 Musings

Remember driving to your favorite bookstore and arriving at midnight? All the little Hermiones with wands, and Harrys with lightening shaped…

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“I want to live in a book” — Ann Hood

September 11, 2017 Musings

I shook raindrops from my umbrella on the steps of Historic Trinity United Methodist Church. I was there for the 7th…

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