Noah
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Noah

A year ago today, Chicken Soup for the Soul: Devotional Stories for Tough Times was released. Included in this anthology was my first published-in-print story “Truth at the Benefit Sale.” I pulled this story from the manuscript of A Smile for Anna, and edited it down to 500 words for publication. Here’s the longer version … Continue reading

How the Story Begins
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How the Story Begins

I am currently in the thick of manuscript revisions in advance of my trip to the Willamette Writers Conference next month. What follows here is the first two pages of the current revision. In the original draft, it was part of an eight page prologue that included lots of backstory; almost all of which I … Continue reading