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Marcia Calhoun Forecki

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Kansas City, Missouri, The United States
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Free Story at The Write Launch

It's been a long time since I posted, but here I am - and with a free story to share with you. It's called "Me and Woody" and appears online in the May issue of The Write Launch . This is a wonderful online lit journal - you'll want to add it to your favorites. A LIKE wouldn't hurt, either. Better yet - a donation.

For now, just enjoy the story. Hope you like it.

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These stories are precise and sharp. Reading “Wonderland” and “The Little Goat” is being in a crowd next to someone with sharp elbows. So many little surprises. Jab, jab.

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I loved this book - the language of the characters makes me see them and love them, though I would not want most of them in my family. Reading the story is like descending a spiral staircase. You know there are more dizzying turns ahead, but you have ...more
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