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Full Name: Sharon Darlene Walling
Timezone: America/Los_Angeles
Biography: I'm a writer of short stories, and have won several poetry contests, and will have been published in a book on how to write a memoir.. My work in progress is a fiction-based-on-fact suspense novel. Even in fiction I prefer real stories about real people who live and breathe on the page, then make the transition to the soul. I enjoyed being the editor of the American Embassy Newsletter in Kampala, Uganda, which gave me a taste of one-on-one interviewing and reporting from the African community.

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We were in Paris this time last year.  I was enjoying the buzz and feeling shortchanged: we don’t have national holidays in England, at least none t...
"There is nothing inorganic... The earth is not a mere fragment of dead history, stratum upon stratum like the leaves of a book, to be studied by ge...
The fountain pen feels heavy in my hand.  I haven't written for a long time.  I mean written – not typed.  That I do every day, all day.  Click, click...
Tennis courts may be covered over and croquet lawns may have disappeared beneath overgrowth upon overgrowth, but the football pavilion still stands a...
  A poem for the season of Ascension and Pentecost...     Like whispering silk, the elm Like Bridal Veil the birch The Groom is gone...the Gro...

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Rosy Cole Reconnecting
19 July 2019
It's hard to understand why naming the translator isn't an automatic part of a contract. I expect 'g...
Katherine Gregor Paris, 14 Juillet
18 July 2019
I've never seen a July 4th parade (except for one I went to in France back in 1976!) – do you not no...
Stephen Evans Paris, 14 Juillet
18 July 2019
As a child we used to go to a Navy air show each summer where the air squadron called the Blue Angel...
Katherine Gregor Reconnecting
12 July 2019
Not sure about the "appreciated" part of translating. Relatively few reviewers even mention the tra...
Jane Phillipson Wilson Time Is Flying and Changes Increasing!
09 July 2019
I so needed to read this today! Thank you, Sue! xxooJane