We’re Still Writing

The past twelve or so months have been… uncertain to say the least. The shop has bounced between being open and closed a few times and is now back to being closed for at least four weeks. Amid all the uncertainty, both the prompt writing group and the accountability...

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We’re Open! Come Say Hi to the Books

The shop is open so I guess we can finally get started with 2021. Come on by and say hello to all the stories waiting to entertain you. Here are the shop rules designed to protect us all: Only two customers will be allowed in the shop at any...

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Closed, Again

Well here we are again, closed because of COVID-19. There’s nothing to be done for it except to follow the guidelines and hope the lockdown doesn’t drag on. I have had an influx of emails asking about curbside pickup. Unfortunately, we are not offering curbside pickup. I know a...

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Maker’s Market 2020

My dream of running a bunch of workshops this year may not have panned out but I am pretty good at dreaming so I dreamed up something new. On October 18th, I held the first ever Maker’s Market right here in the shop. With Covid-19 wreaking havoc on large...

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Yes, We're Open

We Are Open

After being closed for two and a half months, I’ve made the decision to re-open the shop. The decision to re-open was much harder than the one to close temporarily but, after dithering for longer than I’d like to admit, it has been made. These are the measures I...

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Not Quite What I Expected

I can say with confidence that 2020 has not being going how any of us anticipated. Personally, I had imagined full writers groups, regular store hours, workshops every month or two, and lots of in person events. The year started out strong with all of those things happening to...

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What to Expect from 2020

2020 has already brought some exciting changes to the shop. The first change is the new shelving configuration. This new layout includes a display shelf for art pieces and other handmade goodies. It has also allowed me to create a little crafting corner in the back where I can...

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Writers Fight Club

It’s not nearly as dangerous as it sounds! For the past few months this writers discussion group has been meeting at the shop every other Wednesday. The group has a very relaxed approach. There are no set topics and each meeting is allowed to go where it will. Sometimes...

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Valentine’s Writers Group

When writer’s group falls on a holiday, sometimes it’s hard not to use that in your story. The prompt last night practically begged to be used as a Valentine’s story. Enjoy. By Genevieve Clovis Sandra crossed her legs. As she smoothed the not quite knee-length dress over her thighs,...

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Donation Etiquette

If you are thinking about donating books please consider following these simple donation etiquette guidelines: Please do not leave donations outside the shop while it is closed. Please read the list of things I definitely do not want and remove them from your donation box before bringing it in....

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