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Writing Roundup for 2017

To be honest I’m a bit disappointed with my output this year, especially the second half. I’ve been busy with tour guiding and a lot of real life got in the way. Still and all, it’s not too bad. LaPalma-island.com 96 posts (not all of them new) SheilaCrosby.com 76 posts (not all of them new) 11 short stories sent to the critique group 7 short story submissions and 7 rejections…

The nativity scene at Las Nieves church, La Palma island, with a kitten sleeping in the manger

Merry Christmas

Whether you celebrate Christmas or something else, I hope you have a wonderful time with whoever you most like to spend time with. In Spain, it’s traditional to wait until midnight on Christmas Eve before you put baby Jesus into the crib. Until then the manger is empty because he hasn’t been born yet. Last year in Las Nieves church, a kitten sneaked in, tested out the manger and obviously…