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Like a Thorny Rose



I wrote this story some years ago and it won the Central Coast Writers 2011 contest.  I thought I did a good job with it and am glad to have it achieve new publication.  Beryl Belsky, editor of The Writer’s Drawer, kindly featured it in a recent post.  Please do add a comment at her site if you have time!





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Like a Thorny Child

The Central Coast Writers, a branch of the California Writers Club, is an active group.  Aside from meetings, seminars and a conference for working writers, it conducts writing contests in both the spring and the fall.  My story “Like a Thorny Child” was honored in the CCW spring contest.  If you’d like to read it, here is a useful link:


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