Bacopa Literary Review is Flourishing

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If you’ve wondered about the name of WAG’s literary journal, the Bacopa is a genus of aquatic plants, annuals and perennials that grow worldwide in tropical/sub-tropical areas, including north central Florida. Some have stems low to the ground; others grow tall; blossom colors range from white to blue or even … Read More

Running Away to Write: A Writers’ Retreat

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  In the middle of writing your best paragraph of the day, the dryer buzzes, the doorbell rings, the dog barks, and shouts of “Mom, where is my backpack?” emanate from another room. Wouldn’t it be grand to run away for some uninterrupted time to write? A writers’ retreat offers … Read More

The Playful Acrostic

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An acrostic poem is defined as a poem in which the first or last letter of each line when read vertically will spell out a word, phrase, or name. Take a look at the following poem. What secret does it hide? A Boat Beneath a Sunny Sky by Lewis Carroll … Read More

My Self-Publishing (Miss)-Adventure

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When I decided to publish my memoir, Dear Oprah: How I Beat Cancer and Learned to Love Daytime TV, I sent the manuscript to a few agents who expressed interest. But many of them said a book on cancer would be a tough sell. And even if the book got … Read More

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