The Silver Rose

Lila searched for Bruce. He wasn’t in the classroom. She didn’t see him near the buses. She took a quick glance in the lunchroom and gym. No Bruce.

Coming back from the football field the only other place she could think to look was the library. But why ever would athletic, never-reads-a-book Bruce be in the library?

But there he sat, hunkered in a chair in the corner, almost as if he were hiding. He even held a book in front of his face. He really was hiding.
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Whew! I Did It

Day 30 of 30 Days Challenge

Well, I made it. I committed to writing a post every day for thirty days and publishing them. Today marks the thirtieth day. In a way I’m glad it’s done. That little stress is off the board. Now onto other things.

During this adventure there were times it was hard. It scared me I might not be able to come up with enough
topics and be able to talk about it for at least 500 words. I have to admit there are a few posts here that didn’t make the 500 count. I did my best.
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The Magic in Writing

Day 29 of 30 Days Challenge

Magic Words

The first book I remember reading that was about writing is Becoming a Writer by Dorothea Brande. She talked about the magic in writing.

And encouraging anyone with the desire that they could be a writer too.

I believe my brother got it for me. He was good about purchasing something that was what I was interested in. One time he had given me a book on horses. I still love horses and riding.

The next wonderful writing book I read was by Brenda Ueland. I’ve read this one several times and can’t stress how her words of encouragement are powerful and real and make one feel like they can be a writer.

In reading the writing books it was the first time I’d seen the words magic and writing together. It is years later and I still feel the magic. I understand what they are talking about.
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