Author Archives: Joanne Huspek

Warning: Shameless self-promotion It only took three weeks of monkeying around with the layout of Shorts (the worst part of self-publishing, if you ask me!). Word of advice to poets: it’s likely your layout will not survive the digital age. … Continue reading

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I have returned after ten mostly restful days in San Francisco and northern California. (I know. HOW? How is it that I’ve returned? It’s a major effort to drive back to the airport each time. I’d just as soon stay … Continue reading

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My feet spending a week in San Francisco Isn’t it amazing what work a writer can complete just by getting the hell out of Dodge and camping out in a cheap motel halfway across the country? I’ve only been in … Continue reading

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Give love a chance. If you think I’ve been strangely silent online, you would be right. I could blame it on Real Life (that’s a good scapegoat), or health problems, or logistical stress, but it’s more. Whether Twitter, Facebook, or … Continue reading

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This is the Duchess of Hayes. She cannot read, but she sleeps under my right armpit when I do. This weekend I took a brief rest from my endeavors of slapping together my chap book (poetry, flash, and tiny essays). … Continue reading

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One of my Facebook friends, a musician and all around raconteur who likes to toss things out there for the sake of lively conversation, recently posted a meme titled “What is the most beautiful song ever written?” People piped up … Continue reading

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I have not been around much lately, as I have spent the last two-plus months cleaning and decluttering in preparation for possible (and yes, I did!) listing my house for sale. It’s a beautiful house and I love it, our … Continue reading

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