Tag Archives: Anger

I Had To Put It Into Words

What is River Fork? A coming of age YA story. Why did I write it? As a former teacher, I encouraged my high school students to write. One  particular assignment required an autobiography titled: “Fact, Fiction or Fix-it Autobio.”  Over the … Continue reading

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The Promotion – part 3

I read somewhere that jogging is a great way to solve problems. Well, let’s see if that works. Lots of traffic—Monday morning is always worse. After a weekend lots of people wake up late. Wonder if Betty will show up. … Continue reading

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The Promotion – part 2

“How do you like my new hairdo, Eve?” Platinum? It had been a different blond with streaks of other coloring. What is that called? Frosting… . No—frosted! Coloring to cover little grey hairs. Grey hair? Hair turns pure white, not … Continue reading

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The Promotion – part 1

Betty? Promoted? She never worked in an office. She doesn’t understand computers. Heck! She probably never saw one. This is 1979, the age of computers! Telecommunications and computing. “The black phone is not for personal calls, it’s a modem.” “Oh,” … Continue reading

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Damn—I Swear It’s OK

I’ve written my first YA manuscript and a scene comes back to me now and then. One of the characters is angry for good reason, why not let him swear? Listen to me. I, the writer, give permission for a … Continue reading

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Angry – Happy

What makes one happy? And others just so damned pissed off? I’ve met both. What is anger? What makes it happen? A little research can enlighten many. Bitterness Street is that shortcut taken to Anger Street. When you get to … Continue reading

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