Chapters

Once upon a time in a land not so far away lived a very lonely bird named Heather. Now Heather was no ordinary bird, you see, Heather was the only bird in her flock who could not fly. She was a very sad little bird indeed because all her friends could fly very high and […]

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This is the first half of the first chapter of The Big Debt, a hardboiled science fiction novel. The protagonist, Jaxon Test, is the Director of Security aboard the starship Arrow, a space-tourism vessel. As the story begins, he is visiting his friend Clem on the planet of Evitat. The Big Debt – Chapter One: […]

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My mother used to design and construct stuffed animals to pay her way through school at Berea College in Kentucky. She had wonderful skills with patterns and fabric. She could make any kind of an toy, so when I was very little, she made me my first stuffed animal, My Blue Pup. My Blue Pup […]

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I turn 50 this July 2019. 50 I’m going to let that number sink in at some point, just not this second, and maybe not even after I turn 50 will I feel 50. I have questions about this age. What exactly is protocol for turning such a number? Am I to start to deny […]

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I am working on a novel with 3 main characters Clair being the main- I need for you to get a feel for her- see if you like her- can you tell me the questions you have about this beginning.       Chapter One Main Character 1 CLAIR Clair runs her fingers across the ivory […]

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Clair spent the next few weeks working hard with her choir and letting what her grandmother said sink in. She knew her Grandmother was getting older and leaving her son Jacob with her all the time was getting harder on the old woman. Worse it was getting harder for Clair to reconnect with him. Seemed […]

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Start writing…   Chapter 2 “You just gonna stare at the food, or are you gonna eat it?” Grandma arches across the dinner table to grab the bowl of mashed potatoes and sits back down in her chair across. Clair just kicks her food back and forth not paying attention. Grandma peeked up to see […]

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Start writing… Text copyright © 2016 Sherri A Wingler ALL RIGHTS RESERVED WORLDWIDE I picked up the kid in some backwoods town in Arkansas you’d miss if you blinked. Its main attraction was a gas station and a diner sitting conveniently right across the street from each other. I prefer catching and killing my own […]

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Start writing. Chapter 2 “You just gonna stare at the food, or are you gonna eat it?” Grandma arches across the dinner table to grab the bowl of mashed potatoes and sits back down in her chair across. Clair just kicks her food back and forth not paying attention. Grandma peeked up to see what […]

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The bell hanging from the door handle jangled in a decidedly unmusical tone as Chief of Police Mark Brandon opened the door to Junior’s Auto Repair. He’d stopped by after happening upon Junior’s wife Ruby on the street in front of the Piggly Wiggly. Her obvious unease was evident in their brief chat, so before […]

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