Monthly Archive: May 2012

May
30

Blooming congrats

Flowery praise © Ellen Wade Beals, 2012

May
30

E. Michael Desilets’ “Tom sums it up on Saturday”

Tom sums it up on Saturday His brain was a big gray balloon and he let go of the string his frontal lobes now sky high as well as atrophied. Whose fault was this? There was no one to blame. No one whose name he could remember.   He unplugged the phone and shoved it …

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May
30

Summer reading (or what contributors are up to)

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Looking for something to read this summer? Everyone–Publishers Weekly, Kirkus Reviews, Booklist— is excited about Solace in So Many Words contributor Joe Meno’s new novel Office Girl. Published by Akashic Books, it is due out July 3. Ann McNeal (“Faith”) has a new book too. Published by Nuthatch Press, it is called The Spaces Between.  BTW, …

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May
30

Looking back, looking forward

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If you read my last post you know that Solace in So Many Words is one-year-old. I have been thinking of the highlights from the past year. But before I give that account let me tell you how great it was that last week started with congratulatory flowers, sent by neighbor and mentor Fran Podulka …

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