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Sarah Wheeler
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Writer, reader, lifelong learner.
Writer, reader, lifelong learner.

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on coming home
view of the Akershus Fortress and the Oslo fjord I've been home for five days now, after a three-week journey through northern Europe. I wrote a brief reflection on the trip as I sat in JFK before the final leg of the trip home, before the vacation had worn...
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publication news!
Wanted to point out that I added a new widget in the column to the right: Publications. But I can't do so unceremoniously. The last several months without a full-time paying job have afforded me the chance to work full time on my writing. This work has incl...
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In the Hothouse
I've got a new piece up over the weekend at Hothouse Magazine . In it, I borrow some friends' language about community justice & peacemaking, and I use it as a framework for how art and literature is a form of activism. Enjoy!
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I remember the South
Now that I'm in Seattle and feel so at home, I often remember my time in Georgia like a thunderclap and the South washes over me with all the people and legends, the weather and the trees, and the valuable lessons I learned as a result of my time there. I n...
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Chatting with the Postmasters
I had the pleasure of speaking with Audrey and Lacy  of The Postmasters Podcast about writing, running, and writers' workshops. Our conversation was a bit of a kick in my own pants to get back to my neglected novel. If you know me or read this blog, you ...
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On traveling light
It began a month ago with three large metal storage cubes... We filled two of them and gave away or sold the rest rather than fill the third. We packed a suitcase each and put three cats in the back seat and drove out of Georgia... When all you keep with yo...
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Got any suggestions for a name for our new foster cat? Read his story here and vote on a name in the comments. Thanks!
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So I'm training for a marathon and low and behold I learn about writing in the process. Everything rhymes:  http://www.sarahshaffer.com/2012/07/sometimes-its-easier-to-train-for.html
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I miss not going to grad school anymore. Just sayin.
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