Longleaf Stories

full circle in the hundred acre wood

Most of the time reading about writing is just lofty-sounding procrastination, a deep dive into craft or inspiration that stalls facing a blank page or (worse) a rewrite. Nonetheless, here are ten of my favorites that give me courage — if not to high-dive without a net — to proceed in a workmanlike way and …

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This piece is a revised version of my nonfiction piece, “The Way Home,” published in the West Florida Literary Federation’s Emerald Coast Review, Volume XIV (2008). Some of you may have read this before, but I’m in a nostalgic frame of mind on this September afternoon, and am going to indulge myself by re-posting it. …

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SALLY HARPER HAS DECIDED SHE WANTS A BIGGER ROLE in Eye of the Storm. She was going to be a bit player, the grandmother of Jess Harper (Grace Ann Ringer’s main squeeze — that sounds tacky but I don’t know what to call him). Anyway, Sally and her husband, Tom, live out in the north …

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