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the best-laid plans

Near the start of the year I made a commitment to make my literary projects a priority. I said so publicly, and I meant it. And then a professional opportunity too good to pass up emerged. Tomorrow will be my … Continue reading

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I thought I was writing a poem in honor of the teacher who was arrested for speaking during a school board meeting. But, really, I wrote it for the girl who witnessed the teacher removed, accosted, and arrested for exercising … Continue reading

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Where Do Your Treasures Lie?

I return to The Road to Indigo with the fresh energy of a new year and a renewed commitment to my writing life. Tin House Fiction Workshop in Portland accepted me on the strength of an excerpt from my novel, … Continue reading

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Starved Horse Shows Full Range of Human Nature, Sanctity of Life

Not long after I wrote this story about Trooper, he passed from this earth surrounded by those who gave him their all and a chance at life. I am posting this story to keep his spirit alive, so that others … Continue reading

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I Came to Dance

Greetings, readers. It is good to be back after a long absence. It appears I’m on my own road to indigo, having moved recently from the Northwest to Southern Louisiana. “You’re living your novel,” one friend observed. She’s right in … Continue reading

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The Road to Indigo, a poem by Margaret Simon

Originally posted on Reflections on the Teche:
Join the Tuesday Slice of Life Me with Sandy Sarr at a local restaurant. I enjoy connecting with new people online. I met Sandy Sarr through a mutual friend. Our friend thought we…

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Tria Reed: The Writing Process Blog Tour

I am posting Tria’s contribution to The Writing Process Blog Tour since her Website is geared for other purposes.  Now, here’s Tria! My thanks to Sandra Sarr for inviting me to participate in The Writing Process Blog Tour. I met Sandy in … Continue reading

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