Cedar Chips Writing Group Members Get Published
In my eyes, the Cedar Chips writing group has always consisted of winners–individuals dedicated to sharing their stories and improving their craft. Now we’ve learned that Writers’ Digest and its annual writing competition judges think so, too.
Jan Stagg placed in the humorous writing category for a heart-warming story about a disabled cat and Laura Moehrle won an honorable mention for inspirational writing.
Attending Prime Time Family Literacy Sessions
A small boy waves his hand excitedly in the air—the first time he’s volunteered an answer in five weeks.
“I think this story is about friendship and how friends are people who pay attention to you and sit with you at lunch and give you chocolate chip cookies,” he announces, a big grin on his face. His listeners clap, his grin widens.
In 1931, a mob threatened to avenge a quadruple murder.
This 1931 Ann Arbor lynch mob photo –“iconic,” if ever there was an “iconic” photo of an Ann Arbor historical event–has suddenly turned up for sale on eBay, posted on a “Buy it Now” page, priced at $53.00. Unseen by local eyes for eighty-three years, it would be a pity if it were lost to us now.
~ Email from Wystan Stevens, December 2014.