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A Clean Ghost Story

Retold by Joyce Jacobo [Author’s Note: Based on an actual story published around Halloween in the student newspaper at the college I attended as an undergraduate and graduate student. I did try to save the actual newspaper where it appeared, but that source material has since been misplaced and lost to time. It clearly hadContinue reading “A Clean Ghost Story”

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Tree Library (A Haiku)

By Joyce Jacobo [Author’s Note: The other day, I learned of an 110-year-old cottonwood tree that had been converted into a miniature library by a librarian and bookbinder for her community. Now the community has another wonderful place to enjoy. Here is the article: https://littlefreelibrary.org/2019/01/librarian-transforms-110-year-old-tree-into-jaw-dropping-little-free-library/%5D A small library made to fill a sturdy tree— literaryContinue reading “Tree Library (A Haiku)”

Journal Entry #10

I didn’t get the library associate position applied for at one of my nearest libraries. A form letter-style email popped into my inbox a short while ago, informing me that although the branch manager and circulation supervisor had carefully considered my application, they had decided to give the opening to another applicant they believed wasContinue reading “Journal Entry #10”

Journal Entry #8

The other day I received some exciting news. A library relatively near to where I live emailed to say they wanted to set up an interview with me for a library associate position. I still plan to become a professional writer, and to take on freelance writing gigs to build up my portfolio in thatContinue reading “Journal Entry #8”