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Marcia Calhoun Forecki

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Kansas City, Missouri, The United States
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Writing is the most satisfying thing I do. Editing the writing of others is a very close second. For five years, now, I have been privileged to be a contributing editor to Fine Lines, a literary journal for writers of all ages and all nationalities, founded by David Martin.

Fine Lines began in 1991, with a teacher’s inspiration to offer the healing power of creative writing to failing students’... Read more of this blog post »
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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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