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The Shoe Box Room

My freshman year in college, I was stuck in the dorm’s basement with two roommates and three suite mates. That would have been okay if we hadn’t all shared one bathroom and my roommates (who never studied) hadn’t stayed up … Continue reading

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Show. Don’t Tell

Writing advice I’ve heard for years is, “Show–don’t tell.”  I always had an idea of what it means, but I had trouble really grasping the concept. In an effort to gain understanding,     I pretended I was letting someone watch a movie … Continue reading

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Vignettes and Petit Fleurs. Stories of Chances and Change

                   Louise Caiola’s stories in Vignettes and Petit Fleurs are as lovely as the covers of these companion books. The author deals delicately with subjects such as loneliness, change, relationships, and the loss of loved ones, each … Continue reading

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