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Becky Shillington
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Living the Good Life in Fort Mill, SC!
Living the Good Life in Fort Mill, SC!

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POETRY FRIDAY: IT'S TANKA TIME
Thank you to Liz Steinglass  for hosting
Poetry Friday today! * * * * * South
Carolina has officially slid into spring-like weather patterns, and I am not
sure how I feel about this. Everywhere I look, trees are blooming and spring
bulbs are poking up throu...
POETRY FRIDAY: IT'S TANKA TIME
POETRY FRIDAY: IT'S TANKA TIME
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HAPPY VALENTINE’S DAY and my VALENTINY CONTEST ENTRY
Here in the south, a snowfall is a rare and much anticipated
occurrence. Most of the time (at least where my family lives), when the weather forecast says there’s a chance
of snow, we don’t see a single flake. And it is so very sad to see the disappointment...

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HAPPY VALENTINE’S DAY and my VALENTINY CONTEST ENTRY
Here in
the south, a snowfall is a rare and much anticipated occurrence. Most of the
time (at least where my family lives),
when the weather forecast says there’s a chance of snow, we don’t see a single
flake. And it is so very sad to see the disappointment...

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POETRY FRIDAY: Tanka Poetry
Thank
you to Diane at   Random Noodling  for hosting Poetry Friday this week!  * * * * * In
my poetry presentations next week, I will be introducing elementary school
students to different types of poetry and then they will write their own winter-
or holida...
POETRY FRIDAY: Tanka Poetry
POETRY FRIDAY: Tanka Poetry
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POETRY FRIDAY: December Poetry and Writing with the Stars
Thanks to Mary Lee Hahn at  A Year of Reading for
hosting  Poetry Friday this week! * * * * * November
was a banner month for me. I signed with my wonderful co-agents, Marisa
Corvisiero and Meg LaTorre-Snyder of Corvisiero Literary Agency , I traveled to
In...

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Big News!
I am thrilled to announce
that I am now represented by Marisa Corvisiero and Meg LaTorre-Snyder of the  Corvisiero Literary Agency ! Marisa and Meg are enthusiastic about my
work and I couldn’t be more pleased to have them in my corner! I have been busy wri...
Big News!
Big News!
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Celebrating NATIONAL POETRY MONTH
April
is one of my favorite months because it is National Poetry Month, an entire month to celebrate POETRY! Since 1996, poets and poetry lovers around the world have participated in this
annual celebration, spearheaded by the Academy of American Poets .  O...

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POETRY FRIDAY: Holiday Math Poetry and a NEW CONTEST for PB Writers!
Thank you to Tabatha at The Opposite of Indifference   for hosting Poetry Friday this week! * * * * * With
a little over a week to go before Christmas, life has been a crazy whirl of holiday
programs, concerts, parties, and shopping (the wrapping will comme...

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POETRY FRIDAY: Celebrating Haiku with Bob Raczka’s SANTA CLAUSES
Thanks to Bridget at Wee Words for Wee Ones  for hosting
Poetry Friday this week! * * * * * A few years ago I read
about Bob Raczka’s book SANTA CLAUSES on another writer’s Poetry Friday post
and had to buy a copy for myself. I was definitely not disappoint...

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Great Writing Resources and Robert Louis Stevenson's poem "Autumn Fires"
Thanks to Tricia at The Miss Rumphius Effect   for hosting Poetry
Friday this week! * * * * * Fall is here at last! Cooler weather has finally
arrived, and I am so glad—it was a long, hot summer here in South Carolina! To help celebrate my favorite season, ...
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