Getting Closer

Sip. Sip. Sip.

From hair-fine rootlet to larger and larger specialized structure to the fashionable trunk the nutrients wick upward in the xylem. Then plant food, nature’s best, takes a turn – to the right, or the left, or slightly down – into a limb that narrows to a branch that becomes twig.

Small can be mighty as tiny stems feed a swelling blossom.

A novel begins small — perhaps with a single, small idea. Then it becomes a word, a sentence, a paragraph and a chapter. Like drops of natural chemicals dissolved from dirt feed apple blossoms in the spring words fill pages as a story grows and takes a definite form.

Can you see the future apple in the photo?

Can you find a story in the next sentence you write?


Hiding Places, a sweet romantic suspense, is available for pre-order on Amazon.  Come along and join Mona and Linc as they learn about more than apples in the orchard.


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