Author Archives: stanfordnl

A Character Sketch

Hokey Sloan was a farmhand at Jenkin’s Ranch.  The ranch was in the middle of west Texas where the ground was dirt and rock and the tumbleweed had free rein.  Hokey lived in a tiny one room shack he had … Continue reading

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Ten Down To Eight

It came to me in a dream. In this dream, I was in Baltimore {a city I have never visited} and I was spending the day following Chip and Joanna Gaines {from Fixer Upper on HGTV} around looking at old … Continue reading

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The Spirit Moves Me

The Spirit Moves Me ©2014 Nancy L. Stanford When Molly George sat down at the desk, she knew, of course, that she was supposed to be working. The problem was, Molly could not seem to focus. She was constantly being … Continue reading

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Here We Go

Six months {or so} ago, I released my first book, Letters to Sarah-Book One.  That day, I was breathless and stunned and feeling a bit out of body.  I had worked for many, many years to reach that point and … Continue reading

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Real is Unreal

Tomorrow I have a book signing at a Barnes and Noble store.   I have had book signings before this, but they were local and I knew most of the wonderful people who came.  But this one is not local.  This … Continue reading

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If

If I was that sort of person I would have done it long ago-back when the bullying started. I would have done it that first time I was used and discarded. I would have done it when I was first … Continue reading

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THEM!

A movie came out the year I was born. That movie was THEM. This movie starred James Whitmore, Joan Weldon and James Arness and is all about giant ants.. giants because of nuclear testing or some such thing.  But when … Continue reading

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