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New #Snaps1000Words Published: The Moment after Hello

Have you noticed that fairy tales almost always have an outdoor or wilderness type scene? In Cinderella it is when the maiden is fleeing the palace and loses her shoe on the steps. In Snow White, well, let’s just say it is pretty much the entire story. The same is true for Rapunzel. It might

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Window Shopping | #Snaps1000Words | June 2015

Our team over at www.Snaps1000Words.com took a hiatus—because we needed one. I’m the first one back with Window Shopping. My editor gave it the perfect segue: When being the RIGHT woman doesn’t mean he’s the right man. Have you ever been there? The right woman for the wrong man? Marissa finds herself in the most

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Happy Thanks – Giving Out of Need

Every since I was a child, I’ve been privileged to learn from a variety of god fearing, wise people who didn’t mind sharing their knowledge. The impartation of information frequently came from observing them in day to day life or from the songs they chose to sing during services. My grandmother and great aunts all

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Beauty Queen | New Story Posted over at #Snaps1000Words #Inspiredby Maya Angelou

It’s that time of the month again. My 1000-word short Beauty Queen is now live over at Snaps1000Words.com. I had originally intended to write a sweet love short for June. However, when Dr. Maya Angelou, one of the most precious literary voices of our time, passed, our editor challenged us to write something inspired by

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When the Clock Strikes | New Story Posted over at #Snaps1000Words

Last month I told you about my joining the team over at Snaps1000Words.com, a website dedicated to creating 1000-word short stories based on pictures the contributors see or take. Well, a while ago I visited an elderly man. His house was filled with beautiful trinkets, antiques and conversation starting knickknacks. One piece that caught my

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A Picture is Worth 1000 Words [#snaps1000]

About two weeks ago I received a Facebook message from my favorite editor Shonell Bacon. Shonell, Jennifer Coissiere and Pachet Burson have been hard at work writing over at www.Snaps1000Words.com. These wonderful women asked me to join them. I’m excited because I get to share my photography habit (I say habit because I’m not quite

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