Code Name Verity

Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein   My rating: 5 of 5 stars   Take to the skies in this gut reeling, high flying adventure shared by two courageous women in World War II. But beware the barrage balloons.   Two best friends fly over France on a secret mission. Two best friends fall behind […]

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Writing Prompt Forty-Six

Guidelines: Length: 800 words or less Deadline: None Submission:  Submit via email to beauxcooper@gmail.com Copy your story into the Message box: Include: “Writing Prompt #____” Your return contact information marked with a “(P)” for private if applicable Public contact information you would like me to reference if your piece should be selected for feature. This can include your website or […]

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The Reoccurring Dream by Sarah Oliverson

Response to Writing Prompt Forty:  I followed him down the white washed stairs of a stucco walled corridor. His hand in mine, I let him lead me away from the tour group. There was nothing normal about taking this gorgeous Mexican man’s hand and pretending to follow him down the rabbit hole so to speak. […]

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Writing Prompt Forty-Five

Guidelines: Length: 800 words or less Deadline: None Submission:  Submit via email to beauxcooper@gmail.com Copy your story into the Message box: Include: “Writing Prompt #____” Your return contact information marked with a “(P)” for private if applicable Public contact information you would like me to reference if your piece should be selected for feature. This can include your website or […]

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Writing Prompt Forty-Four

Guidelines: Length: 800 words or less Deadline: None Submission:  Submit via email to beauxcooper@gmail.com Copy your story into the Message box: Include: “Writing Prompt #____” Your return contact information marked with a “(P)” for private if applicable Public contact information you would like me to reference if your piece should be selected for feature. This can include your website or […]

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The Art of Criticism: Five Types and How to Handle Them

I’ve been writing since I was a kid just like many of you out there. And like you, I’ve shared my writing with my community whether it was my parents, siblings, friends, internet forums, writing groups, or professional editors. And, like you, I’ve had my run-ins with all different sorts of feedback and personalities.    […]

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Writing Prompt Forty-Three

Guidelines: Length: 800 words or less Deadline: None Submission:  Submit via email to beauxcooper@gmail.com Copy your story into the Message box: Include: “Writing Prompt #____” Your return contact information marked with a “(P)” for private if applicable Public contact information you would like me to reference if your piece should be selected for feature. This can include your website or […]

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Review: The Mermaid’s Sister

The Mermaid’s Sister by Carrie Anne Noble My rating: 4 of 5 stars It’s the cover art that got me. It was mysterious, playful, and simplistically beautiful. Just like the story within that cover. So entranced by the cover was I that I didn’t realize the genre I was reading – namely that of young […]

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The Great Artist by Martha Magenta

  We sit and watch the perfect day’s end. Pageants of color as the sun descends, Floats precarious with sanguine glow. Flourishes of light, love and life bestows, Paints the evening sky with wanton hues, Crimson, scarlet, yellow, and blue. The flamboyant artist thus emblazons Heaven, then dips below the horizon. Painting iridescent waves of […]

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Writing Prompt Forty-Two

Guidelines: Length: 800 words or less Deadline: None Submission:  Submit via email to beauxcooper@gmail.com Copy your story into the Message box: Include: “Writing Prompt #____” Your return contact information marked with a “(P)” for private if applicable Public contact information you would like me to reference if your piece should be selected for feature. This can include your website or […]

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