Tag Archive: Goodreads


Solace in So Many Words — new review and TV too

Leaf lace © Ellen Wade Beals, 2016

There’s some news about Solace in So Many Words. First, we got a new review on Goodreads. To celebrate its fifth year Weighed Words hosted a giveaway of Solace In So Many Words and sent five copies away to readers across the country. I always hope that such a giveaway will generate a little buzz …

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April 20

Photo on 2015-04-17 at 15.00 #5_2

I guess I could wish you happy April 20; I don’t know though. It is an inauspicious date. I saw “Real Time with Bill Maher” the other day — he’s starting a movement to make 4/20 a federal holiday to celebrate pot, and I’ve got to admit his spoof “Twas the Night Before 4/20″ was …

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Slice of Solace: Albert Camus

Autumn flowers © Ellen Wade Beals, 2013

Autumn flowers © Ellen Wade Beals, 2013 “Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.” Albert Camus     (Thanks to Goodreads for helping me find this quote!)


Still growing solace


Solace in So Many Words is two years old, and I am trying to build some new interest in the book.  After all we know that its subject matter is timely so the collection is still relevant. When I read about soldiers returning home from Afghanistan, I think of Dave Lachance’s “Nagasaki Shadows.’  Whenever I …

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