Category Archives: heroes

Women Heroes

By now my readers are aware that my weekly blog is a mishmash of subject matter, which breaks all the blogging rules. We are told to develop a theme and stick to it. But breaking the rules is  something I’m … Continue reading

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Marine hero to receive Medal of Honor

We cannot list all of the heroes who have lost their lives fighting for this country. There are not enough pages. A friend, the wife of a wounded warrior, tells me these men fight for each other, not for whatever … Continue reading

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Now it’s time to get to know these characters. One excellent way is to have your pivotal character write you a short letter telling you about what’s going on in his or her life. Something that perhaps happened to them … Continue reading

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This is a portion of the talk I gave at Springfield Writers Guild a couple of weeks ago. Hope you get something new from it. Life’s not about success, it’s about happiness. In searching for redemption, we find the place … Continue reading

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