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Orphan Train. The Novel. By me. Age 11. – Chapter 8

Chapter 1 Chapter 2 Chapter 3 Chapter 4 Chapter 5 Chapter 6 Chapter 7 Thank you for the push, Rachel, Amy, et al, to continue with the posting of my novelization of the TV movie Orphan Train, written by me … Continue reading

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Orphan Train. The Novel. By me. Age 11. – Chapter 7

Chapter 1 Chapter 2 Chapter 3 Chapter 4 Chapter 5 Chapter 6 Again, my 11-year-old prose here cracks me up but (I adore the underlined “utterly”): even though I made none of this up (meaning: I was just writing out … Continue reading

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Orphan Train. The Novel. By me. Age 11. – Chapter 6

Chapter 1 Chapter 2 Chapter 3 Chapter 4 Chapter 5 Chapter 6 Please notice that I use a semi-colon at one point. I also enjoy how I, age 11, attempt to write in different dialects. Carry on. CHAPTER 6 “Papers! … Continue reading

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Orphan Train. The Novel. By me. Age 11. – Chapter 5

Chapter 1 Chapter 2 Chapter 3 Chapter 4 Chapter 5 Chapter 6 Now. Chapter 5. Even though all of this is rather silly – and I am 11 years old, writing about things I don’t understand – AND writing out … Continue reading

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Orphan Train. The Novel. By me. Age 11. – Chapter 4

Have had a long couple of days with 2 extremely late nights in a row. Yet I still woke up “on time” today and spent 6 hours writing and editing until I reached the saturation point. My back hurts. My … Continue reading

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Orphan Train. The Novel. By me. Age 11. – Chapter 3

Chapter 1 Chapter 2 Chapter 3 Music drifted through the air at the Florence’s mansion. Sarah gazed out the window from the living room. A tall woman wearing mounds of makeup flounced into the room. “Sarah!” she cried sternly. “How … Continue reading

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Orphan Train. The Novel. By me. Age 11. – Chapter 2

If you want to read Chapter 1, it’s here. I am holding myself back from interjecting snarky little comments like I do in Diary Friday. Believe me, I want to – but there’s something truly innocent about what I was … Continue reading

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Orphan Train: The Novel. By me. Age 11.

As I mentioned in this post – the television movie Orphan Train, from 1979 – starring Jill Eikenberry – was one of those moments, as a kid, where I went into a fever of obsession. A fever, I tell you! … Continue reading

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Where I Come From: Music, TV, Movies

A collage of childhood. And then came …. … and everything changed. In my memory it changed overnight. No longer was I interested in bowl-cut Lance Kerwin, struggling against the school bully. No longer was I interested in the problems … Continue reading

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Collage Of Influence From Childhood

There are a couple missing – I just could not find adequate images for them – they are so obscure, and I need the images to make this complete. I’ll keep searching. Collage of Influence I literally have no words … Continue reading

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