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Beryl S. Bissell
Lives in North Shore of Lake Superior in Minnesota
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Heartsick and hopeless about the results of the presidential elections. A reflection on hope and possibility.
Like so many people, I have been wondering how we can all heal once a new president is elected. With such a divided country, some people are going
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Kristin Hannah has given us one of the most powerful stories of heroism and love that I have ever read. The Nightingale captures the often untold stories of the French Resistance movement. The ordinary people who moved beyond...
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Ann Patchett called TheScent of God by Beryl Singleton Bissell “A terrifying, passionate, and exalted examination of what
it means to love with your whole heart.” From May 5 through May 8, download it for free in time for
Mother’s Day.  Makes a great gift!
Ann Patchett called TheScent of God by Beryl Singleton Bissell “A terrifying, passionate, and exalted examination of what it means to love with your whole heart.” From May 5 through May 8, download it for free in tim...
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So sorry Bill. The link should have shown a purchase price of zero. I didn't check to make sure Amazon had followed through as they are usually on cue. Will make sure that doesn't happen again. 

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a very moving a powerful piece of writing
Sister was candid about what happened, hoping that others would choose life.
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The Other Mothers Under the Cross
The Romans
erected three crosses on Golgotha the day
Jesus of Nazareth was put to death. The middle cross bore the savior, and the
other crosses bore thieves or criminals -- depending on the translation you
read. All four Gospels narrate this event. Though ...
The Romans erected three crosses on Golgotha the day Jesus of Nazareth was put to death. The middle cross bore the savior, and the other crosses bore thieves or criminals -- depending on the translation you read. All four Gos...
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Street Painting in Lake Worth Fl blend art with celebration
http://berylsbissell.blogspot.com/2016/02/street-painting-in-lake-worth-florida.html
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Beryl's 2006 Summer Newsletter
August 31, 2016 Four Weeks after Surgery While I was on a white water rafting trip with beloved Minnesota author Carol Bly, she happened to mention that she loathed cameras. Writers should be seeing, not taking photos, she reminded me. This comforts me beca...
August 31, 2016 Four Weeks after Surgery While I was on a white water rafting trip with beloved Minnesota author Carol Bly, she happened to mention that she loathed cameras. Writers should be seeing, not taking photos, s...
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Don't miss this book
Kristin Hannah has given us one of the most powerful stories
of heroism and love that I have ever read. The Nightingale captures the often
untold stories of the French Resistance movement. The ordinary people who moved
beyond terror to protect and save from...
Kristin Hannah has given us one of the most powerful stories of heroism and love that I have ever read. The Nightingale captures the often untold stories of the French Resistance movement. The ordinary people who moved beyond...
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Ann Patchett called The Scent of God by Beryl Singleton Bissell “A terrifying, passionate, and exalted examination of what it means to love with your whole heart.” From May 5 through May 8, download it for free in time for Mother’s Day. Makes a great gift!
The Scent of God: A Memoir - Kindle edition by Beryl Singleton Bissell. Buy it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, Android (phone + tablet) or iOS (iphone + ipad). Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Scent of God: A Memoir.
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Rachel is always a great source of information for authors.
I get mail! My inbox is always filled with questions. Today I’m answering some I’ve received on the topic of Query Letters. You’ve said on your blog, “don’t pitch a novel unless it’s complete.” Do you feel the same about query letters? Do we only query completed works, or are ideas fair game? If you …
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The Artistry of the Japanese Tattoo in exhibition
In 1993, my sixteen-year-old daughter Francesca acquired a
tattoo without telling me. I thought she was simply spending the weekend with a girlfriend when it was actually a mutiny of sorts.   “Fran, what have you
done?” I gasped.  “I knew you’d never give m...
In 1993, my sixteen-year-old daughter Francesca acquired a tattoo without telling me. I thought she was simply spending the weekend with a girlfriend when it was actually a mutiny of sorts. “Fran, what have you done?” I ...
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Nun, wife, widow, single mom, divorcee, bereaved mother, and happily remarried since 1996. Award-Winning author of The Scent of God -- a Book Sense notable for April 2006, named a "Best of 2006 Minnesota Authors," by the Minneapolis Star Tribune. A View of the Lake was released June 2011 and named Best Regional Book by the Minneapolis Star Tribune.

I was a columnist for 10 years with the Cook County New Herald and freelance writer for various regional and national print and online publications. Published in the anthology Surviving Ophelia edited by Cheryl Dellasega, and in The New Writers Handbook, Volume 2
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North Shore of Lake Superior in Minnesota
Previously
Saddle River NJ and Santurce PR