Revisions with Celia, Part 2

You can read Part 1 here, or on the Absolute Write Water Cooler, along with a lot of other fabulous Halloween stuff. “You’re avoiding the worst of it, you know,” she said. I don’t know what I expected her to sound like. Joan Cusack, maybe, or Mel Blanc when he did the voice of that … Continue reading Revisions with Celia, Part 2


Revisions with Celia, Part 1

When it comes right down to it, this is all my mother’s fault. My mother has always loved dolls. When I was a little girl, she gave me some of the dolls she’d had as a child: gorgeous, eighteen-inch beauties with real human hair and eyes that closed. Each came with an extravagant wardrobe hand-made … Continue reading Revisions with Celia, Part 1


Next week, I'm going to be posting something a little different here. A friend of mine on my writing group asked if I would participate in an on-line All Hallows Eve party, and I've written a little short story for it. The idea is to post the first part on the message board, and then … Continue reading BOO