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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 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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