Author Archives: floridawendy

Poems published in Ravens Perch

I was excited to get a few poems published in the online journal, Ravens Perch. You don’t usually get so many accepted all at once.  This is from a book of poems I wrote called, Building a Fire.  I wish … Continue reading

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Margaret and the Two-Inch Tomato

A friend posted this on Facebook today, and it immediately made me remember my short story about my futile attempt to grow tomatoes one year – Margaret and the Two-Inch Tomato Margaret has a black thumb. She has never been … Continue reading

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Remembering George

I was invited to read for a public event, for the Storytelling Meetup, on the topic of Do Over. I’ve never read for this group before, but I decided to write about my ex-husband, George. I am always a nervous … Continue reading

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Out in the Country from Wraparound South

Out in the Country – Wraparound South

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Remembering Robin today

My essay from Literal Latte comes back to my consciousness today. Thought I am not a huge fan of John McCain’s philosophy, I am a huge fan of his bravery. How dare these people in the White House say such … Continue reading

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Found a Story – Lying Still

Found this story on a Web site from quite a few years ago.  Though the story is fiction, it was based on a real incident.  I was hitch-hiking back from work at Marineland and Terry gave me a ride home. … Continue reading

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Preparing to Speak

I have an upcoming talk at our local library, and of course, I’m a nervous wreck.  In my opinion, writers shouldn’t have to speak in public. If they wanted to be sociable, they wouldn’t be writers – they’d be musicians … Continue reading

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