Category Archives: Willa Cather

The road home

Five days ago I acknowledged on Twitter that I was home and would post on my blog the following day. Good intentions don’t always prove possible, and so here I am at last, ending my writing day with a blog … Continue reading

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Winning the Willa

Edna Smith Hiller We drove three hours from Searcy back home after the White County Creative Writer’s Conference, which was a great experience, by the way. When we unloaded the car so Linda could go on home, my daughter was … Continue reading

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A Labor of Love

As a writer, I seldom do holidays with the exception of Christmas and Thanksgiving. Today is labor day, and I’d rather be at my computer than slouched in a chair in the shade fanning myself. I began this past weekend … Continue reading

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