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Just a Bit More Conversation about What Age Brings to Writing . . .
This is a new category of Blog Conversation posts…
Not on a Monday, Wednesday, or Friday…
Something I wondered how I’d handle and now am doing…
A reader has left a comment on a Conversation that we’d left behind—What Age Brings to Writing, with two posts on August 6th and 8th…
For any new readers, if a conversation receives no comments, I move on to a new conversation…
So here we are, on a Thursday, stepping back to record a valuable comment on the August 8th post about What Age Brings to Writing ( it’s a bit humbling for me that Sarah addresses me directly in her comment…) :
Just want to reiterate my humble near-astonishment at Sarah’s direct engagement with me in her comment—I appreciate it; but, it’s something that hasn’t happened very often on this blog…
Now, two excerpts from that comment with my responses:
Also, Sarah’s noting of my support of her blog could fit into a few other conversations we’ve had here :-)
So let me be as direct—Thank You, Sarah, for contributing to our conversation…
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→ Our Blog Conversations are on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays—the rest of the week, I share valuable posts from other blogs…
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