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Bells, Balloons, and Books

I am participating in the March Slice of Life Story Challenge. Thanks to the co-authors of              Two Writing Teachers for creating this  supportive community. Today marks the start of my fourth year of participation in the … Continue reading

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In Her Honor

Most of this content appeared in a post from February, 2014 on an old website. Although she passed away in 1993, today marks my mother’s birthday, so I decided to repeat it here in her honor. My mother always seemed … Continue reading

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Sela and Cecil

I’m participating in Susanna Leonard Hill’s Valentiny contest. Entries must be related to Valentine’s Day, include a character who is hopeful, and be 214 words or less. Here’s my entry: Sela and Cecil  (214 words) by Rose Cappelli     … Continue reading

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Hello 2018

One of the best things about a Chinese dinner is the fortune cookie. Allan and I traditionally get Chinese take-out on New Year’s Eve, and this year I had to smile when I read my fortune: Choosing what you want … Continue reading

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The Contest

When I was about ten, I entered a writing contest in a children’s magazine. The task was to write a story ending. All I remember was that the story was about some kids who went to school one day and … Continue reading

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Christmas Chaos

I’m participating in Susanna Leonard Hill’s Holiday Story Contest. The task – tell a holiday story in 250 words or less that contains a surprise. Here goes! Christmas Chaos (243 words) by Rose Cappelli         ‘Twas the … Continue reading

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A Spine Poem

I am participating in the March Slice of Life Story Challenge. Thanks to the co-authors of              Two Writing Teachers for creating this  supportive community. Today I decided to try a spine poem. I remember … Continue reading

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