Favorable Fiction Friday: Scott Stealey

  Hi everyone! Happy Friday. I’m sure over the past couple weeks, you’ve been unicorned out. What with the rise and fall of the Unicorn Frappuccino, only to be chased and check-mated with Unicorn Lemonade and the resurrection of the summer ombre, we’ve been surrounded with sprinkles and sweetness, rainbows and charcoal comebacks, and Harry…

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Happy Poem-in-Your Pocket Day!

  Hi everyone!! I hope you’re enjoying your day. As a part of National Poetry Month, today (April 27) was Poem-in-Your-Pocket Day, for which you could carry a poem in your pocket, and read it or share it with others around you whenever you want! So, on behalf of Write around the Bend, I spent…

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Poetry in Motion Monday: Diane Seuss

  Hi everyone! Happy (late) Monday! I know it’s been a really long time since we did this… I’m currently working on a piece called “The Rock I’ve Been Living Under” for my author site to discuss some of the reason I’ve been so MIA the last few months… but just the same, I wish…

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Long Time, No See! Our Online Community is LIVE!

Good morning and Happy Friday, friends!! I know it’s been a while since I posted, and I know this isn’t a Fabulous Fiction Friday post as tradition would suggest, but… I have great news! Any of you reading this know about our website… and most of you know about our Like Page—that’s where we got…

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Workshop Wednesday: Taste the Cook’s Feelings

  Hi friends! Some of you are probably already traveling, or are already settled in wherever you are going, but at any rate: we’re staring right in the face of the holidays now. And I don’t know about you, but this is when it gets really hard for me to write—not just because of time,…

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Poetry in Motion Monday: Larissa Szporluk

  IO REMEMBERS There is no sound at all on this wild upland. The horses have stopped falling in their great arc through the air. The panic that carried their necks over the crag became, early on, in their legs, regret. The dark knowing that spoils the morning enters them now, showing them how, like…

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Heads Up! WRB Reads & Fabulous Fiction Friday

  Hi friends! We’ve made it through another week, and it’s time for a WRB event—though this time, a rescheduled one: WRB Reads Gillian Flynn’s Sharp Objects! We’ll be meeting tonight at 6pm at The Well… and then I think some of us are wandering over to the Works in Progress event at the J.C….

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In honor of Cynthia’s reading… & Larry’s boots

  Hi friends, I don’t know how many of you were out in the audience last night—physically or in spirit—but Cynthia Cruz was everything I wanted (and needed) her to be, as a person, and as a poet. Her reading was incredible, her latest book (How the End Begins) astounds me, and speaking with her…

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Workshop Wednesday: Let’s Throw On Our Grief

  Hi friends, I know it’s been one mess of a two weeks… and not even just for Hillary supporters, but for everyone. It’s been a time of seeing true colors, ulterior motives, and highly questionable, if not downright despicable behaviors… and I’m right there with you: It’s exhausting, and it’s disheartening. I’ve wanted nothing…

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