Category: Friday Fables

Friday Fable: The Writer and the Inspiring World

You may know the old fable, The Widow and the Hen: Once there was a widow who found a hen wandering the yard. The widow gave the hen a handful of barley and, lo, it laid an egg. The next day, the widow tossed the… Continue Reading “Friday Fable: The Writer and the Inspiring World”

Friday Fable: The Writers’ Group Driver and his Three Passengers

You may have heard the classic fable, “The Lion and his Three Councillors:” A lion caught a whiff of his own rancid breath and thought, “Maybe I’m not as kingly as I ought to be. I better check.” He called to a sheep and… Continue Reading “Friday Fable: The Writers’ Group Driver and his Three Passengers”

Friday Fable: The writer and the Goodreads reviewers

You may have heard the old tale, The Bear and the Bees: One day a bear was rooting around in a fallen log where there just happened to be a beehive. One little bee was on her way home with some pollen when she spotted the… Continue Reading “Friday Fable: The writer and the Goodreads reviewers”

The Beach Bag and the Booker Prize

You may have heard the old story of the Rooster and the Jewel: One day, a rooster was scratching at the straw in the farmyard, looking for nourishment, when he came across a string of pearls (dropped by a wealthy landowner on his way to… Continue Reading “The Beach Bag and the Booker Prize”

Friday Fable: Sour Writers

You have probably heard the fable, Sour Grapes: A hungry fox snuck into a vineyard where ripe grapes hung from tall vines. The fox stood on his hind legs and snapped his jaws, eager for a taste. But the grapes hung just out of… Continue Reading “Friday Fable: Sour Writers”

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