Monthly Archives: March 2014

Misspellings and Gerunds

I always enjoy meeting with my writing group. Well, it’s not my group in terms of ownership.  Rather, it’s a group composed of writers at various stages along the path of publication. One of our members, Brenda Remmes, just had … Continue reading

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What Would Tolstoy Do?

I once read that Tolstoy was working on revisions of War and Peace when he died. The epic masterpiece that survived is recognized as one of the most important in world literature. It’s one of the longest too. I know … Continue reading

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Kilpatrick’s Advice

It was cold at the old Family Dollar Tree building on Friday afternoon, so cold that my hands shook as I thumbed through some of the books at the Friends of the Library Sale. Did the cold temperature deter me? … Continue reading

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Speak to Me, Minnie

Minnie Laney Padgett, you have my attention. Although I never met you in person, I’m going to get to know you through records, research, and reading. As your great-granddaughter, I want to tell your story, a story that’s intrigued me … Continue reading

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