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First writing royalties, homemade mulberry jam.

by DynamicDbytheC on June 23, 2012   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr


A box of gifts arrived at my door, Mulberry jam, strawberry sauce, fresh coffee beans, and hand-knit hats. In it were gifts from someone at Smithmag. James said to me, "looks like you have profited from writing." I said it is not the monetary value, but the fact that what I wrote touched this kind of person. A generous, talented person who practices random acts of kindness!!!

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