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The Job

I’m going to share both of the stories I wrote last night, because they actually continued perfectly one from the other. By Genevieve Clovis They sat quietly avoiding eye contact, all hoping someone else would answer. Three quiet seconds passed and Kennedy’s face grew stern. Seven seconds and a...

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The Man Looked too Old to Still be Working

I can’t wait to be old and do this. By Genevieve Clovis A few wisps of white still clung to his mostly barren scalp. His hands adorned with liver spots tremored slightly. His back hunched and his thin frame looked like it would crumple if even so much as...

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He Put His Face in the Water

I haven’t been very good at sharing stories with you all this year, even though I’m running two writer’s groups a week instead of just one. Partly this is because I keep forgetting. But also I have been writing more pieces that I either want to work on further...

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The Cupboard was Empty

The last writer’s group of the year is off to a strong start. There’s a mix of new and returning members, but good stories all around. I’m hoping as the group progresses we will see a few more people willing to share there stories here, but for now you’ll...

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Typing Out Stories

I am on my 3rd notebook since starting the writer’s group back in 2014. It wasn’t until I was almost finished the 2nd notebook that I realized it would be wise to type up all the pieces I wrote, not just the ones I posted here. So, for the...

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You’ve had Nightmares Your Whole Life

The writer’s group carries on with much enthusiasm. We’ve got some really great stories coming out of the prompts that leave us wanting to know more. Hopefully the stories will be finished either at home or during the group by tying prompts together.  Here is one of my stories...

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He Wasn’t Going to Give Up

The summer writer’s group sessions have begun and I couldn’t be happier. We’ve got some returning writer’s and some new ones. The creative energy is high and the writing enthusiasm is contagious. Here’s one of my pieces from this week: By Genevieve Clovis The air was heavy and moist....

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Everything She Wore was White

Here’s what I came up with given twenty minutes and the prompt everything she wore was white. By Genevieve Clovis It wasn’t supposed to be like this, Ami thought as she looked disconsolately out of the window of her parked car. Rain thundered against the roof drowning out the...

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A Beautiful Garden

Sometimes during the writer’s group you get a prompt and immediately know what you’re going to do with it. Everything clicks into place. You start writing without hesitation thinking to yourself I’ve got this. Other times, you get the prompt and all the words you’ve ever known drain from...

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At the End of a Rainbow

We are two weeks into the second writing session of the year and our writing spirits are high. I’m delighted to hear that some of the members have been motivated to continue writing on their own time. Also it seems most are happy enough with what they produce at...

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