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A Little Big Anticipation, With A Big Little Dread

What are we looking forward to this year and what do we dread? The year is young, but TODAY is about BOTH! No other real plans this year, except for in a couple of weeks, but that is tied into … Continue reading

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Stop Write Now

  What stops us in our tracks while writing? People have mentioned before that it must be difficult to be the Friday Fox, since everything that could be said on a topic must have already been said. I generally find … Continue reading

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Has Anyone Seen My Summer?

This week, our resident hound supplied our writing prompt: “Is there a particular season or month (or time of year) in which your writing seems more productive?” Up until this year, my most productive writing month was summer. It’s no … Continue reading

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Campfires

We are asked for our campfire memories this week. All of mine started as an adult. We never went camping when I was a kid, although I did commandeer my brother’s pup tent some Summer nights when a cousin would … Continue reading

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Aren’t you just the spitting image…

Not of my parents, but of my sister. Three of my siblings have fairer skin that tends more toward burning than tanning, and three of us have darker hair (Well, it used to be darker. Now it’s whiter and receding.) … Continue reading

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Gifts are for Giving

This week’s holiday topic: Choosing gifts for others, and a favorite gift that I’ve given. Growing up in a small family, Christmases were generally quiet. Most of our relatives overseas don’t really celebrate the holiday, so there weren’t many gifts … Continue reading

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How’d that go again?

Our topic for this week is about whether an incident with family and friends will make an appearance in one of our books or stories. Frequently bits and pieces of conversation make appearances or inspire scenes for me. At my … Continue reading

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Tale of Sale

Garage/Yard sales are this week’s topic, coincidentally, just two weeks after my guest Sherry Harris came in to talk about her Garage Sale Mysteries. The schedule had been planned by another Fox without her knowledge, long after I had booked … Continue reading

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Hour Power

The question posed this week is: If a typical day suddenly included and extra hour, what would we do with the time? For the previous 20 years I would have had an easy answer: Sleep When I had teenagers, a … Continue reading

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We May Not Fit These Images

I found out that all of us here at 4F,1H are pretty much of one mind when it comes to writing attire. I think we can all agree that ‘comfortable’ is the operative word of the week. The question I … Continue reading

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