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About moonwriter

For me, a lifelong passion for reading has come with a continued enjoyment for writing stories. I have been encouraged by several friends to expand that into a book about my "unique" childhood. I definitely have plenty of interesting memories to if I could just make them "pretty".... :)

Keeping in touch/ taking another class?

Hi there, Was just curious if any of you will be taking another one of these classes? I haven’t even finished the last lesson yet and I already miss it a bit..and will miss reading the stories on here and … Continue reading

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Lesson 6 exercise ..something you were scared of…. I was a pretty sheltered kid. Most of my early years were spent close by my Mom’s side because she was an overprotective and untrusting woman. Unfortunately, that protection did not extend … Continue reading

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scenes of 2nd grade brian

A few scenes of my elementary school “boyfriend” Brian. Instead of being really detailed on one, I decided to combine a few different ones together. It was recess time and most of the other second-graders were running around throwing tanbark … Continue reading

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conflict list/conflict: No running water

Lesson 4 List of conflicts living in a camping trailer No running water: no bathroom, no shower etc. Small living space: no privacy, not enough room for “stuff”                Too many pets: too costly, … Continue reading

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10 minute family photo exercise

This photo was taken in Princeton on the beach I grew up next to. At the time, my mom Laura (shown right) was my only close biological family. Miranda, the little girl in the photo (with her back to the … Continue reading

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L.3, Ex. 4, details of a (past) place – princeton

If you had driven down the pothole-filled streets of the west side of Princeton in the ’80s and early ’90s, you would’ve seen the decaying remnants of a working seaside town. The neighborhood, if you could call it that, was … Continue reading

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Where Do You Write?

Hi Everyone! I noticed stories are posted at all sorts of different times on here (like 4 am ha) and was assuming that this blog was set-up on East Coast time. Then I got to wondering which state everyone is … Continue reading

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meet me at the gas station

Optional exercise from Lesson 2. Please forgive the odd spacing in the dialogue, I am new to writing conversations and also the transfer from ipad to blog was not a smooth one so the errors are probably doubled haha. Thank … Continue reading

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a little sunshine..

We didn’t have much money while I was growing up so I didn’t get to do much traveling. There was always something wrong with the car (if we had one at all) which meant only driving locally because it was … Continue reading

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