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If you’re one of the 10,000 subscribers to this blog, and you thought I was gone for good, I wouldn’t blame you. Of course, that number–– TEN THOUSAND–– a number I worked so hard for and I coveted when I … Continue reading
I want to thank so many of you for the kind words of support last week. Some of you saw my initial explanation (which I deleted) for my harsh story, some guessed from the comments, and others read the title. … Continue reading
As many bloggers take a break for the holidays, I wondered about how to keep up with family and holiday happenings, and still keep up with writing. Taking a break is tempting, but then I realized that there are older posts … Continue reading
I headed over to a favorite blog today, Jenny’s Lark, and found that Jen had started a list, as part of the Daily Prompt, and suggested others do the same. Ironically, I had been wanting to do this Daily Post challenge, for three … Continue reading
It’s been an amazing week for Tales From the Motherland, and it’s given me lots to think about. Last weekend, my story On My Father’s Birthday, A Letter to His Killer was Freshly Pressed on Word Press. This was my … Continue reading
What a difference one week makes! Last week I had been told I’d be on Huffington Post. Exciting enough, but since then, they’ve published two of my pieces, and on Saturday one of those same stories was Freshly Pressed! The … Continue reading
On the heels of a crazy weekend, where I found myself Freshly Pressed and featured on Huffington Post, it is such a delight to write about something that’s fun! That said, thank you so much to the folks at Word … Continue reading
If you’ve followed this blog for any amount of time, you know a few things: I’m my own worst enemy; I waffle on age and parenting (but I rarely eat waffles); I’ve written a novel; I’m wait, wait, waiting to … Continue reading
My name is Dawn Quyle Landau, and my blog is Tales From the Motherland. When Rochelle Wisoff-Fields contacted me a few weeks ago, to ask if I would participate in a “blog tour,” I said yes, and then… forgot about … Continue reading
When it comes to blogging and writing, I’ve had both talent and luck on my side. I tend to be Teflon™ when it comes to compliments, hence my very self-deprecating sense of humor. I will acknowledge here, on this post … Continue reading