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Rave Reviews Book Club Spotlight Author Bette A. Stevens

A few thoughts on writing and a NEW VERY SHORT STORY from me to you! READ IT HERE… ~ Bette A. Stevens

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(Please join me in welcoming Rave Reviews Book Club Spotlight Author – Bette A. Stevens!)


As a save-everything-I’ve-ever-written-writer I put together a short story for you. During a brief three year jaunt along my journey as a writer (1995-1997), I kept a special journal to document what we still refer to as our California Vacation. I’m taking a small section from my journal to rewrite for this post. Our 2014 winter in Central Maine has been brutal. We still have over a foot of frozen snow in the back field. It’s been a long and bitter New England winter. A trip back in time to bask in the California sun sounds pretty soothing to this Mainer right now. So here we go.


Solar Fever…

A short memoir by Bette A. Stevens © 2014

It was hard to believe we were leaving as we headed southwest in our 1988…

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