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BLOGWORDS – Thursday 19 October 2017 – SPECIAL EDITION – REMOCTWRIMO

SPECIAL EDITION – REMOCTWRIMO

“I would return again someday, at least I prayed I might. I prayed both that my friends wouldn’t search for me, and that they would. I told them not to come after me; I hoped they would.”

Still double duty, but yesterday was another doctor appointment and it did me in! Got some revising time in though on The Tilting Leaves of Autumn.

I love how these stories are overlapping and intertwining, each new one going back to the previous ones, and tying them all together! Can’t wait to get to Simone’s story—The Whispering Winds of Spring!  #May2018

“I’ve always had voices—er, stories in my head. I once said I should write them all down so someone could write them someday. I had no idea at the time that someone was me!”

 

 

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“the battle for identity, one story at a time”

 

 

#Blogwords, Special Edition, #RemOctWriMo, Seasons, The Long Shadows of Summer, The Tilting Leaves of Autumn, The Silent Song of Winter, The Whispering Woods of Spring

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BLOGWORDS – Wednesday 18 October 2017 – SPECIAL EDITION – REMOCTWRIME

SPECIAL EDITION – REMOCTWRIME

“I would return again someday, at least I prayed I might. I prayed both that my friends wouldn’t search for me, and that they would. I told them not to come after me; I hoped they would.”

Combination days for the next couple of weeks – #amwriting The Silent Song of Winter AND #amediting #amrevising The Tilting Leaves of Autumn for release in November!

I love how these stories are overlapping and intertwining, each new one going back to the previous ones, and tying them all together! Can’t wait to get to Simone’s story—The Whispering Winds of Spring!  #May2018

“I’ve always had voices—er, stories in my head. I once said I should write them all down so someone could write them someday. I had no idea at the time that someone was me!”

 

 

http://robinemason.com

https://robinsnest212.wordpress.com/

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Robin-E-Mason-Author-Artist/224223274404877
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“the battle for identity, one story at a time”

 

 

 

#Blogwords, Special Edition, #RemOctWriMo, Seasons, The Long Shadows of Summer, The Tilting Leaves of Autumn, The Silent Song of Winter, The Whispering Woods of Spring

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BLOGWORDS – Wednesday 18 October 2017 – WREADING WEDNESDAY – FEATURED BOOK EXCERPT – THE TILTING LEAVES OF AUTUMN

WREADING WEDNESDAY – FEATURED BOOK EXCERPT – THE TILTING LEAVES OF AUTUMN

 

#WreadingWednedsay is now dedicated to ‘wreading’ bits and excerpts from my books! Today I give you a bit to introduce you to Scarlett.

* note: not the final cover.

 

 

“You’ve changed.” Simone leveled her accusation as a statement of fact.

Still I burred up, even though I had thought the exact same thing about Mercedes just days ago. She was right, though, I had changed.

“Simone, I’m only going along with Mercedes.” She and I walked along the boardwalk toward Versailles. I snugged my wool coat tighter, already the buttons not meeting over my middle. “I’ve not forgotten who I am—or my place.”

She nodded and I thought I detected a muted harrumph.

“Truly, Simone. This won’t last, it can’t.”

We walked in silence.

“What of you? Have you recovered more of your memory?”

“Some, yes.” Simone peered into the dense trees and I wondered what memories the Chicora village held.

“Did you ever go there?” I tried to contain my anxiety over the thought. I had always been frightened by the thought of Indians although I couldn’t say why.

“I had a friend there, Elizabeth.”

“Elizabeth?”

She explained that missionaries had come and many natives had taken Christian names.

Silence shrugged about us like the damp from the marsh.

“Shall we go there now?”

Simone looked at me as if my senses had taken their leave of me. “To the village?” She said the word almost reverently.

“Is there some reason we shouldn’t?” We were at the place where the boardwalk branched off toward the village. I wondered now that there would be such a clear path if the very existence was supposed to be secret.

And still Simone hesitated, but joined me after some moments.

“Are you afraid?”

“Afraid?” She let out a hoot of laughter. “Why should I be afraid?”

“If you don’t want to go…”

“Don’t be silly.” And she skipped on ahead just as she had done when we were girls.

We entered what seemed to me to be a large hut. But it was long and seemed to serve more than one purpose. Simone approached an elderly gentleman, dressed in native regalia and seated on a low cushioned bench, and I presumed him to be the chief. There were mats on the dirt floor in front of him and Simone lowered herself to one; I followed her lead.

She spoke with the man, surprising me with her knowledge of their language. I leaned to her to ask what she had said but thought better of it.

The man spoke and nodded at me, and Simone spoke my name. He nodded again and reached his hand to me. I looked to Simone, and she nodded as well.

“He is Chief Winyah.” The chief’s eyes smiled as she spoke to me. “It is an ancestral name. All chiefs of their clan have had this name.”

His hands were ruddy colored, leathery and wrinkled, and I wondered how old he was. He smiled at me, his dark eyes alight with joy and warmth.

He spoke again to Simone, and she answered, then asked me, “Why have you come?”

My furrowed brow must have entertained him because he laughed then. I cut my eyes to Simone.

“We came…” Then I realized Simone had not drawn me here but it had been my insistence that drew her here. “I wanted to see…” But I knew it was more than that. More even, than recovering Simone’s memories.

“I don’t know,” I finally said. “I’m not sure.”

Simone translated, and Chief Winyah took a long draw on his pipe, his eyes never leaving mine. He spoke again.

“He says you seek answers.”

I wanted to feel relief because of course I was seeking answers. Answers for Simone. But he didn’t mean for Simone. He meant for me and I knew it.

And he was right.

 

 

#Blogwords, Wreading Wednesday, Featured Book Except, The Long Shadows of Summer, Seasons, Chapter One, Seasons, The Tilting Leaves of Autumn, The Silent Song of Winter, The Whispering Winds of Spring

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BLOGWORDS – Tuesday 17 October 2017 – SPECIAL EDITION – REMOCTWRIMO

SPECIAL EDITION – REMOCTWRIMO

“I would return again someday, at least I prayed I might. I prayed both that my friends wouldn’t search for me, and that they would. I told them not to come after me; I hoped they would.”

Combination days for the next couple of weeks – #amwriting The Silent Song of Winter AND #amediting #amrevising The Tilting Leaves of Autumn for release in November!

I love how these stories are overlapping and intertwining, each new one going back to the previous ones, and tying them all together! Can’t wait to get to Simone’s story—The Whispering Winds of Spring!  #May2018

“I’ve always had voices—er, stories in my head. I once said I should write them all down so someone could write them someday. I had no idea at the time that someone was me!”

 

 

http://robinemason.com

https://robinsnest212.wordpress.com/

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Robin-E-Mason-Author-Artist/224223274404877
http://www.amazon.com/Robin-E.-Mason/e/B00MR5IQ9S
https://twitter.com/amythyst212
http://www.pinterest.com/amythyst212/

https://plus.google.com/u/0/108929134414473292325

https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/7808042.Robin_E_Mason

 

 

“the battle for identity, one story at a time”

 

 

 

#Blogwords, Special Edition, #RemOctWriMo, Seasons, The Long Shadows of Summer, The Tilting Leaves of Autumn, The Silent Song of Winter, The Whispering Woods of Spring

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BLOGWORDS – Monday 16 October 2017 – SPECIAL EDITION – REMOCTWRIMO

SPECIAL EDITION – REMOCTWRIMO

“I would return again someday, at least I prayed I might. I prayed both that my friends wouldn’t search for me, and that they would. I told them not to come after me; I hoped they would.”

Combination days for the next couple of weeks – #amwriting The Silent Song of Winter AND #amediting #amrevising The Tilting Leaves of Autumn to ready for release in November!

SO…

I love how these stories are overlapping and intertwining, each new one going back to the previous ones, and tying them all together! Can’t wait to get to Simone’s story—The Whispering Winds of Spring!  #May2018

“I’ve always had voices—er, stories in my head. I once said I should write them all down so someone could write them someday. I had no idea at the time that someone was me!”

 

 

http://robinemason.com

https://robinsnest212.wordpress.com/

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Robin-E-Mason-Author-Artist/224223274404877
http://www.amazon.com/Robin-E.-Mason/e/B00MR5IQ9S
https://twitter.com/amythyst212
http://www.pinterest.com/amythyst212/

https://plus.google.com/u/0/108929134414473292325

https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/7808042.Robin_E_Mason

 

 

“the battle for identity, one story at a time”

 

 

 

#Blogwords, Special Edition, #RemOctWriMo, Seasons, The Long Shadows of Summer, The Tilting Leaves of Autumn, The Silent Song of Winter, The Whispering Woods of Spring

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BLOGWORDS – Saturday 14 October 2017 – SPECIAL EDITION – REMOCTWRIMO

SPECIAL EDITION – REMOCTWRIMO

“I would return again someday, at least I prayed I might. I prayed both that my friends wouldn’t search for me, and that they would. I told them not to come after me; I hoped they would.”

1000 was my goal and I made it if just barely! Am also marketing The Long Shadows of Summer AND editing The Tilting Leaves of Autumn for release in November AND researching for The Whispering Winds of Spring which comes out in May and wraps up the series!

#Seasons, #authorlife  #ammarketing  #amediting  #amwriting  #amresearching #amjuggling 

“I’ve always had voices—er, stories in my head. I once said I should write them all down so someone could write them someday. I had no idea at the time that someone was me!”

 

 

http://robinemason.com

https://robinsnest212.wordpress.com/

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Robin-E-Mason-Author-Artist/224223274404877
http://www.amazon.com/Robin-E.-Mason/e/B00MR5IQ9S
https://twitter.com/amythyst212
http://www.pinterest.com/amythyst212/

https://plus.google.com/u/0/108929134414473292325

https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/7808042.Robin_E_Mason

 

 

“the battle for identity, one story at a time”

 

 

 

#Blogwords, Special Edition, #RemOctWriMo, Seasons, The Long Shadows of Summer, The Tilting Leaves of Autumn, The Silent Song of Winter, The Whispering Woods of Spring

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BLOGWORDS – Friday 13 October 2017 – SPECIAL EDITION – REMOCTWRIMO

SPECIAL EDITION – REMOCTWRIMO

“I would return again someday, at least I prayed I might. I prayed both that my friends wouldn’t search for me, and that they would. I told them not to come after me; I hoped they would.”

Much better week this week! This story is moving in starts and stops and fits but I finally hit a good stride yesterday (Thursday.)

“I’ve always had voices—er, stories in my head. I once said I should write them all down so someone could write them someday. I had no idea at the time that someone was me!”

 

 

http://robinemason.com

https://robinsnest212.wordpress.com/

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Robin-E-Mason-Author-Artist/224223274404877
http://www.amazon.com/Robin-E.-Mason/e/B00MR5IQ9S
https://twitter.com/amythyst212
http://www.pinterest.com/amythyst212/

https://plus.google.com/u/0/108929134414473292325

https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/7808042.Robin_E_Mason

 

 

“the battle for identity, one story at a time”

 

 

 

#Blogwords, Special Edition, #RemOctWriMo, Seasons, The Long Shadows of Summer, The Tilting Leaves of Autumn, The Silent Song of Winter, The Whispering Woods of Spring

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