Banned Books Week

September 18 – 24, 2022, is Banned Books Week. I’ve only recently learned there is a Banned Books Week, but I’m glad there is. I grew up in libraries. My mother was a librarian. I was the only girl in the family and on our block, so books were my companions when I couldn’t be with other girls near my age. I’ve read my way through every crisis and transition I’ve ever encountered. I cannot […]

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The writing life

The Writing Life

Going home to a place he’d never been before, he left yesterday behind him (Rocky Mountain High by John Denver).              Last weekend I attended my first Story Circle Network Writer’s Conference in Austin. I’ve been to Austin many times and even lived there while completing my Master of Divinity studies, so the city doesn’t qualify as a place I’ve never been before. However, this particular group is new to me. The Story Circle Network consists of […]

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