April McGowan

2016 November and December Member News

November and December Member News Long-time OCW member Marion Duckworth’s new book Coney Island Jesus just released and is available on Amazon. Patricia Lee, of Springfield, just signed a three-book contract with Mountain Brook Ink, owned by Miralee Ferrell, another OCW member. First book is scheduled for a mid-2017 release. Jennifer Anne F. Messing, of Portland, had three new poems …

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Writers as Champions

My family and I have been in Taekwondo for the last four years and we will soon test for our second-degree black belts. Training is hard and messy, often leaving bruises. Or, as happened this spring, leaving us with injuries. But we all know that the hard work will pay off—we’ll be stronger and in better shape. The same is true …

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