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Valentine’s Writer’s 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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Writing Goals Achieved!

This autumn I ran my first ever writer’s accountability group. The idea was to create a group that would help motivate people working on larger writing projects. We would meet every other week over the course of thirteen weeks, and each meeting functioned as a deadline.  While I knew...

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Possible Expansion for the Writer’s Group

I’ve been running the Cliffside Village Writer’s Group for four years now and I’m happy to say it’s still going strong. We meet once a week for six weeks and work on two – three prompts each evening. It’s lots of fun and a great creative outlet. But recently...

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He Felt it Break

To make up for the fact that I haven’t posted anything in a long time, I am sharing this delightful story from writer’s group. It’s a Buffy/Writer’s Group mash up, and it is fabulous! By Cindy Elkerton There they were again, like clock work.  Every Thursday evening you could count on...

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We Sat Next to Each Other on the Train

Posting other people’s stories makes me very happy. By Joanne Taylor “And how exactly did you meet your ex-wife?” It was a question to which the new wife cringed. The man’s voice until then had been clipped. Curt. It warmed up the more he spoke until it was like...

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Humanity 101

A beautiful piece written a few weeks back. By Diane Elizabeth Hill Just leave them be— all those leaves on the ground, the lizards the clouds and the elephants, the beetles and the water, the earth and the gnats. They all know exactly what they’re doing, hard as it...

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I Woke up to the Sound of Rain

It seemed like everyone had a bit of trouble getting into first person perspective with this prompt. Here’s what I came up with By Genevieve Clovis I woke up to the sound of rain and the echo of voices moving down the hallway. I groaned half-heartedly and prayed I’d...

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The Heel of Her Shoe Broke

Another writer has agreed to let me share one of her stories. Let us know what you think in the comments. By Joanne Taylor The heel of her shoe broke so as she spun onstage she was forced to remain on tippy-toes lest the crowd would see it. Of...

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Sharing Stories – Update!

Two members of the Cliffside Village Writer’s Group have blogs where they share some or all of the stories they write in the group. They have each been a members for over a year now, so they have lots of stories up for perusal! I think it’s so wonderful...

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There’s One Thing I Know for Sure

One of our newest writer’s group members has volunteered to share a piece from Thursday’s session. It’s been a while since I’ve posted more than one story, by more than one writer. So here you are, I hope you enjoy both her piece and my own. By Diane Elizabeth...

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