Category Archives: childhood

Children’s Stories, Lost and Found

Our topic this week is: What book from your childhood left the biggest impression? Which book would you love to read again? Seems to me we did a similar topic a few years ago, However, there are so many that … Continue reading

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The Water’s Not Different – Your Ears Are!

This week, one of the foxes asked, “What book from your childhood left the biggest impression? Which book would you love to read again?” We had a similar topic a few years ago, and I discussed how much I loved … Continue reading

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Robbed of a Robe

This week, a few weeks before Christmas, we are discussing the favorite gifts that we have given. The idea was mine. When we make schedules here at 4F, 1H, we split it into three-month blocks so that we each take … Continue reading

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Fly Me From the Moon

This week’s topic is: Space exploration – would you travel to the Moon or Mars, (assuming you could return)? See, there’s the problem…“ASSUMING” you could return. That better be an airtight guarantee! (But how would you collect if it failed?) … Continue reading

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Guest:Diane Davis, Narrator, Actress

As an interview this week, I thought I’d bring in an old friend who is involved in a different facet of book publishing: the audio book. I gave away a copy of one of the cookbooks she narrated here on … Continue reading

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Through the Eyes of a Child

Authors often take scenes or situations from real life and put them into their stories. So this week I asked my fellow bloggers, “Have you ever observed a gathering of family or friends and thought an incident would make a … Continue reading

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Exhilaration, Validation, and then Let-Down

How I’ve Felt After Publications By Jeff Salter This week, we’re talking about how we’ve felt after our first few bylines or publications. I need to preface all this by clarifying that as long as I can remember, I’ve been … Continue reading

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