Tag Archives: Writing

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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E is for Endurance: #atozchallenge #autism

I seldom rush to do anything. It is a major flaw of mine. With the exception of eating—I am an embarrassingly fast eater—I take my time. I don’t speed. I wait patiently in line. I read instructions. I’m that person. I think it is my maternal great-grandmother’s fault. She was a mean lady. But, I

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D is for Disability versus Disobedient

One of the most challenging tasks a parent undertakes is determining age appropriate discipline techniques for their children. While parenting is filled with purchasing cute tiny clothing and playing fun educational games with your offspring, the ultimate goal of parenting is to raise children who grow into respectable, self-sufficient citizens. When a disability is thrown

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A is for Autism Awareness

April is National Autism Awareness Month. Just in case you don’t know anything about autism, take a few moments to read this post and learn about a disorder that affects 1 in every 68 children. What is Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)? According to Autism Speaks, “autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and autism are both general terms

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