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Clara Bowman-Jahn

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in Lieden, Netherlands
July 26



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As I retired from thirty two years of being an RN I turned to my true love of writing. I am published in three anthologies and have two picture books under my belt, Annie's Special Day and Edmund Pickle Chin a Donkey Rescue Story which You can find on the eTreasure's web site as well as on Amazon and kindle. It is about an abused donkey who finds love and learns to trust his caregiver and help out on the farm all the while collecting nick names. A fun read for ages 4 through 9.

I am the lucky mother of two wonderful sons. My two elderly cats think they own me. I am married to a brilliant linguist. I love reading, blogging and hiking and teaching ESOL to students as a volunteer. I love writing every spare minute not otherwise taken. I love j

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Annie's Special Day
4.55 of 5 stars 4.55 avg rating — 11 ratings — published 2011 — 3 editions
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5.0 of 5 stars 5.00 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 2014
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The year of Wonder's by Geraldine Brooks is vivid and beautifully written. It is about a village in England that got devasted by the plague in 1666. Anna, the first person narrator is a servant to the Pastor, Michael Monpellion.

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We just had a visit from them last week and now its empty nest again. You are so right to leave these precious sayings on the door jam
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" Fire Engine Lighthouse I added a mischievous dog and a pie to the poem so my original picture didn’t work anymore. I did add a dog to it using Corel Draw but as you can see neither dog is anything to shout home about. I think the original l..." Read more of this blog post »
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I particularly like the image of how to help oneself that you posted here. And how to engage our hands.
"          Do you feel "not enough?"  If so, you aren't alone.  Most people don't feel enough. But you may wonder what causes it and how to change it.             Feeling "not enough" is a result of disrupted, incoherent energy.  Moment to moment, ..." Read more of this blog post »
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Like her other books along this same vein, Ackerman wrote for this for writers to be give them some way to flesh out their characters feelings and show them rather than tell. A book to return to again and again. Great for body language.
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Great for writers novice or multi published. this little book gives examples of showing rather than telling and is a great review for those multipublished authors and great for those beginning their writer career.
The Emotion Thesaurus by Angela Ackerman
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