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The Numbers

This post resumes a now-occasional series on our experiences under COVID-19, inspired by the realization that “we are all field collectors” in the effort to someday tell the story of what happened in 2020. I welcome your submissions: find guidelines for guest writers here. By Suzy … Continue reading

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If you’ve been following this blog for awhile, you’ve met my mother

Mother-daughter relationships. A topic so rich whole blogs–hell, whole social media channels–could be devoted to it. I have very occasionally posted about my mother here. Today I write with the news that on Halloween and a Blue Moon, October 31, … Continue reading

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Double Date

By “WandrNWayne” Hammerstrom In my Junior year of high school I was finally licensed to drive my parents’ car and that meant dating my girlfriend was no longer bound by Racine’s city limits. Dating for me, age 16, was more … Continue reading

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The Malicious Mask Mandate

This post resumes a now-occasional series on our experiences under COVID-19, inspired by the realization that “we are all field collectors” in the effort to someday tell the story of what happened in 2020. I welcome your submissions: find guidelines for guest writers here. Wisconsin Governor … Continue reading

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Fran

By Katie Ravich My family lived in Waldwick, New Jersey from when I was about two years old until I was nine.  Waldwick was easy commuting distance to NYC.  Both my parents worked in NYC in educational publishing at the time. When my … Continue reading

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The Ghost Office

This post concludes a series on our experiences under COVID-19, inspired by the realization that “we are all field collectors” in the effort to someday tell the story of what happened in 2020. Let’s turn our thoughts to something lighter. I welcome … Continue reading

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Happy International Women’s Day!

Eight years ago I blogged here about my personal connection to International Women’s Day. What started as a Socialist political event has evolved into a celebration for women’s economic, political, and social achievements–in Europe, anyway. USA–not so much. Let’s change that! … Continue reading

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Flash memoir: Characters and their desires

Two months ago I began a series of “writing workshop” posts here on Flash Memoir. Today that series continues with a look at Characters and their desires. How will you bring the diverse cast of characters in your stories to life on … Continue reading

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Join me at the “Pinney Mini” Book Festival on Saturday, September 23!

I will be participating in an event for authors and those who WANT to be authors at the Pinney Library Mini Book Festival on Saturday, September 23, details here. The event begins at 1:00 with a panel–poet Fabu, fantasy fiction author … Continue reading

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A Sanka in St. Petersburg

The season of vicarious wanderlust on True Stories Well Told rolls on…. send me YOUR travel essays, up to 1500 words! -Sarah White By John M. Edwards THE “MANHATTAN CANDIDATE” JOHN M. EDWARDS USES AN OUTDATED GUIDE TO LENINGRAD IN MODERN-DAY ST. … Continue reading

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