Author Archives: Janice C. Johnson

Guest Post: Young Wisdom

It was an ordinary first day of a creative writing class at UT Arlington. The instructor had us take turns introducing ourselves, and I was about fifth or sixth. I’d gotten through my major, the town where I lived, number … Continue reading

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Guest Post: “How My Baby Survived My Miscarriage”

Today, I’m thankful to share a post written by my wonderful writing buddy, Kelsey Gillespy. (Isn’t she cute??) We’ve been meeting for more than a year, once a week… or whenever we can between doctor visits and vacations and potty … Continue reading

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“Fiction Jail”

Last time, I talked about the dogwoods inspiring my current fiction series. Well… I need to let you know that I’m going to spend April in jail. But not that kind of jail. No, really… that was research. A tour, … Continue reading

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Dogwood Fever

This weekend is right in the middle of Palestine, Texas’ Dogwood Festival, scheduled around the lovely little trees’ top blooming window. When I actually lived in Palestine as a kid, I didn’t especially appreciate the city. I just lived there, … Continue reading

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The Accidental Poet

One Saturday a month, I have the privilege of moderating a critique session with a small-but-tasteful group of writers. I don’t think any of us would object to being called “nerds.” We take our work seriously, and when we are … Continue reading

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People Who Make Me Laugh

Last time I showed you some things that tickle my funnybone, so to speak. But for delightful, amusing surprises, you can’t do better than people. They don’t have to be professional comedians, either! Here are a few of my favorites… … Continue reading

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Things That Make Me Laugh

If you know me, or read my blog, you know I tend to see the humorous side of life. In fact, to really get acquainted, don’t ask what makes me tick… ask what makes me laugh. Here’s a sample….. This … Continue reading

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