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Introduction from new member

Hello fellow writers, I just joined NAMW and would love to “meet” the rest of you. I have signed up for the teleconference on 4/23, have had my book reviewed by member, Sharon, Lippincott, and am about to share my first story in this Cafe. Looking forward...

Frozen by Karen Walker

It was 1956 when I was sexually molested by a stranger. I was seven years old. Now I am almost 60 and still dealing with the effects of that trauma. Experts say the impact sexual abuse has on a child varies, depending on the severity and longevity of the abuse. Other...
A Land I Love

A Land I Love

I’ve always know I grew up in a special place, and that the landscape and scenery comprising Los Alamos was the largest part of its magic, surpassing the intensity of its historical significance, the unique advantages of educational opportunities unavailable in...

The Wonder of it All

Marjorie Webb I watch with wonder my four year old grandson as he demonstrates for me that he has learned to skip. “It’s not walking, Grandma,” he explains as he gaily skips across the living room floor. “You only put one foot down and then jump to the other one, like...

San Joaquin Bloom

It’s February in Ripon. At the Wilma Street overpass, A wide black ribbon narrows away Curving through morning haze Toward a rose-tinted sky, disappearing Into a milky sea of almond flowers, And the fragrance of Bloom pervades. It’s a magic time when girls...