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Author Archives: Charlotte Henley Babb

Writer’s Hedge

The following is a flash fiction story based on a prompt at a writers group meeting Saturday a week ago. The prompts were randomly generated around the table, each of us adding a word and then passing it along to … Continue reading

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Rape Culture

Penises don’t rape people. People rape people. Rape is about the physical violation of a person, power over the person. It’s about dominance, punishment,  and humiliation. It’s a very personal one-on-one kind of terrorism, not always but mostly perpetrated (and … Continue reading

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Roller coaster Year

I’ve got the front row seat on my life’s roller coaster. Losing my job last year was like riding a roller coaster, even though some of it was more like hiding under pond scum. Now I’m ready to bask in … Continue reading

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Lessons from Offline

Offline. I didn’t realize how much of my life I live online, as much as I joke about logging into Reality once a day or so, until yesterday when (horror of horrors!!!)  my internet went down…not my router, but ATT’s … Continue reading

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Return to DiLunna by Deborah Cidboy

Deborah Cidboy’s sequel to Tasket: The Passage, teenager Denny and his cross-universe friends have been summoned to DiLunna, a planet in danger of destruction. An evil sorcerer was recently released from a milliennium-old curse. They meet with the Queen and her … Continue reading

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From an Acorn a Big Idea Grows

How can a teacher know what a student does not know ? What can a student be expected to know? Last night I was in a conference with an non-traditional college student, probably about 40 years old or so. The … Continue reading

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Review: This Old World by Steve Wiegenstein

Weigenstein takes a look at the effects of war on community Daybreak, a utopian community in Arkansas based on democracy and equality, is torn apart, like the nation during the American Civil War.  Charlotte Turner becomes the leader of the … Continue reading

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