Hooray! An Event of Successful Fiction and Memoir

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  1. I’m so glad you enjoyed yourself so much and that is a great shot of you three!

  2. Sounds like a great event. I like the idea of writing exercises. And your favorite tree looks like it has a lot of stories to tell.

  3. Serena thank you for sharing your poem! I love, love the beginning of it. You can “see” her. Probably because you said you felt it is unfinished I’m now thinking there is more to it as well. If you do expand it or re-work it please share. I really enjoyed it!

    Glad you had a great time at the event!

    • Thanks, Iliana. I think there is a bit more detail that could be added, but not too much more. I’ve thought about it since. No additional work on it yet, though.

  4. Enjoyed this post, Serena, and I enjoyed meeting you. And I loved the poem you wrote right there, on the spot!

    • Debbie, thanks so much for stopping by the humble blog. I’m glad you enjoyed the poem. It was good to meet you and we’ll have to keep in touch.

  5. Love the photo–so glad (and a little envious!) that you were able to make it to Beth’s event in Alexandria. I just started reading HANDLING THE TRUTH this weekend.

  6. So glad you were able to make it to Beth’s event, and LOVE the photo!

  7. What fun for you all and what a great pic!

  8. Sounds like a wonderful time! Love your poem – and I agree with Beth; it’s finished. So glad you had the chance to attend. I can’t wait to read HANDLING THE TRUTH.

    • Thanks, Melissa. Maybe it is finished, maybe not…we’ll see. I might let it stew for a while before revisiting it.

  9. It’s hard to take a lot of photos and truly enjoy an event. It sounds like this one was fabulous! I love your poem!

    • Kathy, usually I’m pretty good at multi-tasking, but I wasn’t feeling well earlier that day, so I really had only enough energy to do one or the other. I think I picked the best option — listening!

  10. Sounds like an amazing afternoon for you to be surrounded by all that positive energy, talent, and good will!! I loved your poem, too!! That is a great photo of you three!!

    • Thanks for commenting on the poem. It’s rough around the edges to me, but that’s ok. I do love the photo and the event was great.

  11. Glad you had a wonderful time. I think the writing exercises made it a unique author event. I like the poem you posted. Now finish it! 😉

    • Beth and Debbie said it was fully formed. LOL I’m not sure I’ll finish it now..maybe later. I think she may be posting my memoir piece later today or maybe a bit of it.