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October 2010 Blog Posts (15)

READING BETWEEN THE LINES

READING BETWEEN THE LINES

by Sunny Frazier



I heard a quote the other day stating that fiction is more “real” than non-fiction because, in writing fiction, it's easier to tell the truth.



Think about it. If you're writing non-fiction, you have to stick to the facts. There's no way a writer can go inside the mind of the subject and detail how decisions are made. Only actions and consequences are recorded. One can surmise, conjecture, and deliberate, but will never really… Continue

Added by Sunny Frazier on October 30, 2010 at 10:00am — No Comments

Exit - Liliana Badd, Author



Exit – Review by Martha A. Cheves, Author of Stir, Laugh Repeat



“Life is an opportunity, benefit from it.
Life is a beauty, admire it.
Life is bliss, taste it.
Life is a dream, realize it.
Life is a challenge, meet it.
Life is a duty,…
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Added by Martha A. Cheves on October 28, 2010 at 2:54pm — No Comments

Reticence of Ravens - M. M. Gornell, Author



Reticence of Ravens – Review by Martha A Cheves, Author of Stir, Laugh Repeat


‘Her hands were in her lap, clasped tight, as if she were a child being forced to sit quietly in church. Her yellow cotton sundress, styled…
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Added by Martha A. Cheves on October 25, 2010 at 3:22pm — No Comments

Talented Horseman - L. C. Evans, Author



Talented Horsewoman – Review by Martha A. Cheves, Author of Stir, Laugh, Repeat



‘I turned to follow Tinker’s movement, hoping she wouldn’t head back toward Millie. As I tracked the galloping form past the barn, a bundle of rags on the

ground hardly merited my attention – until an instant later when I

realized the bundle wasn’t rages. With a jolt somewhere in the center

of my chest, I forgot…
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Added by Martha A. Cheves on October 24, 2010 at 11:52am — No Comments

Song of George - Jesse S. Hanson, Author



Song of George – Review by Martha A. Cheves, Author of Stir, Laugh, Repeat



‘Within the same week he is released by the hospital and received by the Hennington County Jail, where he is to be held until his trial. That turns out to

be a period of eleven months. He learns from his court appointed lawyer

that he apparently broke through the glass doors of a Federal Building

and vandalized an…
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Added by Martha A. Cheves on October 23, 2010 at 2:52pm — No Comments

Memoirs From the Asylum - Kenneth Weene, Author



Memoirs From the Asylum – Review by Martha A. Cheves, Author of Stir, Laugh, Repeat



‘I was scared of trying things that I couldn’t do. I’m one of those people who rehearses for getting up in the morning. I go through the sequence:

what I’m going to wear, which tasks I’m going to complete, even what I’m

going to think about. If something seems too difficult, screw it. If

there’s a bunch of…
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Added by Martha A. Cheves on October 18, 2010 at 4:21pm — No Comments

The Panamerican - Genie Bermudez, Author



The Panamerican - Review by Martha A. Cheves, Author of Stir, Laugh, Repeat



‘We hitchhiked down California’s scenic route

1 which skirts the coast, and spent the first night out camping off Big

Sur. The first time in what was to be our new home, our green nylon

tent. The next day we were right away given a lift by a lawyer from

L.A. who put us up for the… Continue

Added by Martha A. Cheves on October 16, 2010 at 4:01pm — No Comments

We Interrupt This Date - L. C. Evans, Author



We Interrupt This Date – Review by Martha A. Cheves, Author of Stir, Laugh, Repeat
‘My mother hadn’t stopped talking about my shortcomings and my need to plunge back into the dating world since the moment we’d stepped out the

door of her condo. “You’re already forty and not getting a moment

younger. Shall I tell Stanley you’re interested? I…
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Added by Martha A. Cheves on October 15, 2010 at 4:43pm — No Comments

The Bermuda Triangle v. Captain Bob - Robet H. Stockel, Author



The Bermuda Triangle v. Captain Bob – Review by Martha A. Cheves, Author of Stir, Laugh, Repeat



‘Captain Bob was born and raised in…
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Added by Martha A. Cheves on October 14, 2010 at 1:37pm — No Comments

November - J. William English, Author



November – Review by Martha A. Cheves, Author of Stir, Laugh, Repeat



‘It was his mother who had wanted to call him November. His father had called him Liam, after his grandfather. And there was now only one person he permitted to call him by his middle name. She could call him anything she wanted,

and she knew it. What…
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Added by Martha A. Cheves on October 11, 2010 at 4:10pm — No Comments

Social Development in Today's Technological World

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Added by Doris Anne Beaulieu on October 11, 2010 at 10:51am — No Comments

Rounding the Circle of Love - Harriet Tramer, Author



Rounding the Circle of Love – Review by Martha A Cheves, Author of Stir, Laugh, Repeat



‘When you keep an elder in her home, she receives more personalized care than might otherwise be the case. Her world can…
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Added by Martha A. Cheves on October 9, 2010 at 2:42pm — No Comments

The House - Anjuelle Floyd, Author



The House – Review by Martha A. Cheves, Author of Stir, Laugh, Repeat
‘For the past year, Edward and his attorney had fought Anna’s request for a divorce. Edward had canceled three times in the last month of the

proceedings. As a result, her realtor had lost potential buyers for…
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Added by Martha A. Cheves on October 7, 2010 at 4:20pm — No Comments

The Turn of the Karmic Wheel - Monica M. Brinkman, Author



The Turn of the Karmic Wheel – Review by Martha A. Cheves, Author of Stir, Laugh, Repeat
‘Harry had owned his shop for many years, seen some come in and go out in a sea of police gunfire, but, hell, he couldn’t worry about every customer

who purchased a weapon. Fact was, he had given up trying to figure out

man‘s nature years ago. Course, Euclid…
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Added by Martha A. Cheves on October 5, 2010 at 4:06pm — No Comments

Land of Mountains - Jinx Schwartz, Author



Land of Mountains – Review by Martha A. Cheves, Author of Stir, Laugh, Repeat



‘Yep, that first year in Haiti was a ring-tailed tooter. I’d learned a new language, met a zombie, survived polio and malaria, and nearly started a revolution. I couldn’t wait for 1954.’



Elizabeth Ann, called Lizbuthann by most, is originally from Texas, but will soon find herself in what will become her "beloved" Haiti. Hopefully for her parents, she… Continue

Added by Martha A. Cheves on October 3, 2010 at 9:41am — No Comments

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