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Life that is Truly Life by Katie Powner

Life that is Truly Life by Katie Powner

by Katie Powner It’s been a crazy month for me. Years of diligence, hard work, and sacrifice culminated in the release of my debut novel The Sowing Season on Oct. 13, and I can honestly say it was a dream come true. To become a published author is a goal I’ve had my...

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We Don’t Think Less of the Trees

We Don’t Think Less of the Trees

by Emily Conrad We don't think less of trees for losing their leaves every winter.This thought occurred to me as I walked a long, straight road, surrounded by fields of grass and trees.Earlier that August day, I had strained to write a blog post. I was still...

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The End of a Season – And a New Project!

The End of a Season – And a New Project!

by Emily Conrad If you've been waiting for new fiction from me, the wait is over! But first, I owe you an explanation... I had a dream that I moved away from a garden I'd planted just as the zucchini and cucumber were finally flowering. But only as I moved...

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Looking Through Patient Eyes

Looking Through Patient Eyes

by Emily Conrad I watched our watermelon plants closely last year. I noticed when flowers first appeared, but they seemed to fall off with no promise of fruit.This was normal for the start of the season, I learned.Eventually, tiny fruit formed at the bases of flowers...

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What’s a Weary One to Do?

What’s a Weary One to Do?

by Emily ConradIn myself and in many of my friends--both writers and not--I see widespread weariness like I've never seen before.So, in my post for Seriously Write this month, that's where I focused. I did angle it for writers, but I think the message applies to us...

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