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I promise i have been writing. I am so happy to announce that I have completed a story for each of the Fall Anthologies. Yes, not writing, not hoping to finish. They are COMPLETE!

I have also have finally finished what should have been part of the Halloween Hunt celebration Cia put together. (Yes, all the admins work their butts off for these special projects.) However, my timing was off and guess what is nearly complete on the first of November. Right,my Halloween story. Oh well. I'll be looking for a beta and editor for it.

So as soon as these are out of my hands I'm on to a Christmas story and the new story (Next Chapter). See not posting 'til complete and edited. So still writing. Just wanted everyone to know I'm still here and not just creating the prompts. Lol.

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