Author Raven West

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Is the Pen Dead?

There has been talk recently (see links below) that schools are no longer going to teach penmanship. With students as young as kindergarten texting and tweeting, will there come a day when writing with a pen becomes a lost art? Think about it. When was the last time you wrote a check, or for that …

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Ladies and Gentlemen, We Have A WINNER!!!!

To say this was the most exciting challenge I’ve ever attempted and SUCCEEDED, is to put it mildly. With only 3 days to go, and 8,000 words to write, I really put my fingers and creativity into high gear! Didn’t help that near the end, my main character said one line…ONE LINE, that took the …

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