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What They Were Told

What They Were Told—Detroit 1967 So here it is, the first story in my finally! Completed draft of Dispatches from Detroit.  I’ve got a few readers who are giving me some feedback, but then I’m hoping to pitch the collection to … Continue reading

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No Organic Allowed

10 13 No Organic Allowed Stealing Time Volume 1 Issue 3 Spring 2013 Quarterly Review by Holly Zemsta Stealing Time is a magazine for, about, and by parents. When I discovered its existence, I was immediately intrigued, yet wary as … Continue reading

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Update: Elegy for Our Home in Detroit

I am overwhelmed with the response from people who have read “Elegy for Our Home in Detroit.’ Thank you for you many comments and kind words, it is very encouraging.  If you would like to ask me any questions about … Continue reading

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Elegy for our Home: Detroit

Here’s the link to the original published story of our exodus from Detroit: http://hipmamazine.com/elegy-for-our-home-in-detroit/  Hipmamazine.com Elegy for our Home: Detroit: Reprint Originally Published at Hipmamazine.com I’m sorry if I seem a little scattered since the invasion of Detroit; I’ve lost … Continue reading

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Soldado Hermano

One of the Quakers at Meeting on Sunday told of a Liberian child soldier that he met that is now doing peacemaking in American schools. I started thinking of when I was volunteering at the Detroit Windsor Refugee Coalition, and one … Continue reading

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You are a Writer!

    This is a fantastic reminder of what we need to do to keep ourselves on point as writers. What we say does matter! And Lynn Shattuck’s encouragement is worth the read. Just in case you don’t have time … Continue reading

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Toast

My children don’t eat toast, and please don’t go off and tell me that I have to offer it to them 15 times before they will stop turning their noses away. This theory of what ever it’s called when you offer a … Continue reading

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Lisa’s First Review Shout Out to Stealing Time by New Words

STM3_Relations_SinnettStealing Time Volume 1 Issue 3 Spring 2013 Quarterly Review by Holly Zemsta Stealing Time is a magazine for, about, and by parents. When I discovered its existence, I was immediately intrigued, yet wary as well. Would it have an … Continue reading

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Literary Kitchen Quick Write: Something You Made

Here is one of the great secrets of our times. Lisa cannot do things with her hands. Puppets without eyes, toy boats banged together with nails head straight to the bottom of the drainage backup puddle, corn that was fried … Continue reading

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No Organic Allowed

Read the Story Here!  No Organic Allowed I have made a commitment to stop being an indifferent blogger, and start posting again. Yes, so I’ll start with the good news. It’s my birthday! And while I will not tell you … Continue reading

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