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Guest Ann Wertz Garvin on Private Parts

Guest Ann Wertz Garvin on Private Parts

[In Best Writing Exercises, Part V, Ann Wertz Garvin (On Maggie’s Watch) explains: “I like to take a phrase that strikes me as interesting or funny–something I’ve seen on a bumper sticker or heard in conversation–and figure out what is funny about it and what it relates to.” In today’s guest post, the author does just that and more.] Private Parts My writer’s notebook in my satin evening bag sits untouched. I stand apart from the polished, pore less, people…

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The Revealing of Ann Wertz Garvin

The Revealing of Ann Wertz Garvin

Ann Wertz Garvin made her debut only two weeks ago with On Maggie’s Watch, a novel described in this one sentence: Unexpectedly compelling and sparkling with wit and intelligence, this debut novel chronicles one woman’s quest for control over her surroundings, and the secrets and surprises that lie hidden in an ordinary suburban landscape. And bestowed with this praise: “On Maggie’s Watch shows how we thrive, how we go on, in a life that’s neither perfect nor fair. Ann Wertz…

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