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Welcome Students and Educators

September 8, 2016 by Fiction Editor Beth Hill
last modified September 8, 2016

The beginning of a new school year always brings new students, teachers, and other education professionals to the Editor’s Blog. You are welcome here. I hope you find what you need to complete your assignments.

I also hope that you’ll stay around and investigate, discover what the blog has to offer.

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3 Responses to “Welcome Students and Educators”

  1. Once again your sharing of knowledge and understanding proves your generosity and dedication to the craft of writing.

    • Frank, it’s nice to see you. I hope you’ve been well.

      I love knowing that students and teachers visit the site. Too bad we didn’t have the Internet around when we were young, at least for research purposes.

  2. I’ve been feeling better than in years, thank you. (I’ve been down and out, beginning with dying at age 56–I’m now 72–and being brought back for more of the silliness of this world.
    You are so right about the Internet! What a wonderful thing. I only wish I could access the literary essays indexed in what used to be called the SOCIAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES INDEX. Seems ya gotta be affiliated with a college