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John’s Keys – A Short Story

JOHN’S KEYS As Published in The Listening Eye By Lynn Eckerle Copyright October 29, 2019 All rights reserved. No part of this blog, including written text and all images, may be reproduced in any form or by any means without the prior written consent of the Author. I threw John’s keys down in the parking …

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My Dream Came True- Finally

Now available at http://www.amazon.com/author/lynneckerle In both print form and on your Kindle It all started the day I finished a novel and thought I can write one that’s better. I had no idea what I was getting into and it’s a darn good thing. If I’d known, I would never have written that first sentence. …

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The Waif – A Christmas Story

  The year was 1827, fourteen years since my birth. I stood outside the two-story log house. All the homes in my village were squat and one-story. But this building was a sight to behold. What piqued my curiosity the most was the Christmas tree in the upstairs front window. It was a dark shadow …

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Creating a Cookbook – What a Project!!

The challenge of creating my newest cookbook, County Cakes, Pies and Desserts was fun and gave me a chance to use my photography skills. I decided a picture of a Hummingbird Cake would be perfect for the cover, especially since the recipe is included in the cookbook. The cake was pretty with three layers and  …

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A Second Chance

Hugh Carnes gripped the padded leather of his steering wheel. Ripe fields of wheat, burnished red in the twilight, rushed by as his tires edged over the double yellow line. He stared through the windshield, mind churning and thought of the things that declared his success: a large corner office with a private bathroom, leather …

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A Second Chance

Hugh Carnes gripped the padded leather of his steering wheel. Ripe fields of wheat, burnished red in the twilight, rushed by as his tires edged over the double yellow line. He stared through the windshield, mind churning and thought of the things that declared his success: a large corner office with a private bathroom, leather …

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On Night at Ehin’s

  ONE NIGHT AT EHIN’S by Lynn S. Eckerle I never figured out what brought Annie all the way up here to Gould City. Most down-staters come to the U.P. when they’re on vacation, and then, only if they’re camping or going to the casinos. But Annie came to stay. She bought a little place …

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Maria

Maria and I had set a date to meet the next Tuesday, 11 a.m. at the coffee house. The busy days of December were over. It had been months since we’d taken the time to write together. We came that day as much for the coffee and catching up as we did for and an …

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2014 Writers’ Retreat

Saturday, my writers’ group met for our annual retreat. One day a year we get together at Marti’s country home and dedicate a few hours to the writing life. Being a writer is a solitary calling. Many hours are spent alone with a pen and paper or a laptop, either creating another reality in a …

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