Friday, August 29, 2014

Celebrating Small Things


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LG KELTNER @writing off the edge
KATIE @TheCyborg Mom
CAFFEEMAGGIEATO @mscoffeehouse
This was a week filled with family and friends, so I'm celebrating having both groups of people in my life.



Finished my CAT story for Kyra Lennon's charity anthology and have it ready to publish on 9/5. Anyone else doing that? I enjoyed writing a short story again.


I've been invited to join in another anthology, so started that story. The theme is based on Alice in Wonderland, and since I've always loved the idea of Alice and her adventure, I had to take part in this one.

I was blown away by the kindness and generosity of spirit I experienced this week as I watched them  create a tribute to Tiny Downey. 9/8 there will be a Sunflower Tribute to her.

How was your week? Celebrating?

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  1. A cat anthology, what fun!!!
    yes, all of the amazing posts about Tina D were heartwarming. She was (is) greatly loved and admired.

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    1. Short stories are so satisfying. They can be tricky, but you're in and out and only have a few hundred words to deal with.

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  2. Glad you're contributing to Kyra's cat anthology!
    And September 8 will see a big splash of sunflowers for Tina. Miss her so much.

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    1. We always miss the people who made us feel good when we were with them. Tina did that.

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  3. Congrats on finishing the cat story and being a part of another anthology. Sounds like real fun. Thanks for posting about the Sunflower tribute. I never knew Tina, having only come across her blog through CTST some weeks ago. But I'm definitely in. What a wonderful thing to do!

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    1. Just shows what a giving community this is. Amazing, really.

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  4. Sounds like you've had a good, productive week. :)

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    1. Writing down what you do in a period of time does help. It makes me think I'm not such a slacker after all.

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  5. I wanted to join in the cat anthology but sadly I just ran out of time to get something written! Look forward to reading yours and the other contributions though. The sunflowers for Tina are going to be a lovely tribute.

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    1. I understand that time business, Suzanne. I barely made the deadline. And I do think the tribute is going to be smashing.

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  6. Congratulations on your cat story. Patches and Tiger will probably want to read it. :)

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  7. I haven't written my cat story yet, must get a move on!

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  8. I keep procrastinating on my cat story...congrats on getting yours done!

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    1. I didn't think I'd make it, but pulled an all nighted to catch up. Now to sleep.

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  9. Congratulations on your anthology stories! Alice was always one of my favorites, too. Hope you get some sleep.

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    1. Almost ready for that sleep. Just a few thousand emails to catch up on and I'm there--face in pillow.

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  10. Family and friends are the best. Congratulations on being part of the Anthology.

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  11. This week has certainly been one filled with a variety of things. I think I'm going to have a drink to balance the good, bad and ugly into something else lol!

    Congrats on having a great week and for completing your short story.

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  12. I will definitely check this out. I love cats.

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  13. I'd like to submit to anthologies, but I'm not a short story writer. I try, but it's hard. I always want to write novel-length stories.

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  14. I've had a pretty busy week. Family and friends are always worth celebrating. Have a great weekend!

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  15. Hi Lee ... so pleased you've got your story written for the anthology ...
    But Angela has the sad thought .. the good, the bad and the ugly - poor Tina and her family ... as too others who have lost loved ones ...

    I'll be there for the 8th September SunFlower Remembrance day ... Hilary

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  16. good luck with the new anthology!

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  17. I loved writing a short story for an anthology that was pubbed last year. I should do it again. Congratulations on your short stories!

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  18. I'm doing the cat anthology. I have my sunflower ordered for the tribute. And I am doing the cancer post for Melissa Bradley. Thanks to Tina, I feel more invigorated to support bloggy friends as much as I can, forgetting the worry of schedules, etc.

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  19. What a great starting point for a story. Looking forward to reading it.

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  20. So sad about Tina...looking forward to her tribute on the 8th. She was a truly wonderful person.

    Love that you got to spend time with family and friends...those are the best days :)
    ~Katie

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  21. It's always nice to be around friends and family! :)

    And what cool anthologies to be a part of! Best of luck writing the Alice-themed one!

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  22. I've so far written 500 words for my cat story and need to finish for Friday. Look forward to seeing everyone's stories!

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