Author Archives: lherren1963

About lherren1963

I'm a 51 yr old college student. I'm pursuing a BFA in Creative Writing.

The Mighty Oak Tree

Majestically it stands Reaching its arms up to the sky Breeze blowing softly Rustling the leaves quietly. Birds nesting in the branches Singing joyfully Squirrels chattering Running to and fro. It has lived here in this field As long as … Continue reading

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The Grounders – A short adaptation of my novel

She had managed to escape again, thankfully. It was getting tougher every time she went out to find food. If she had been alone, she would have packed up her meager belongings and moved on. But she had an ailing … Continue reading

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First Date

Linda Herren Scene 1 Helping others was something she had done since the second grade. She was in girl scouts then, and her troop visited a local nursing home regularly. Each of the girls in the troop had ‘adopted’ a … Continue reading

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Then and Now.. What will my child with Down syndrome look like?

Originally posted on Parker Myles:
I often find myself writing for new parents of children with Down syndrome and this post is no exception. Even though my main audience will always be those outside the Down syndrome community, to provide…

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The Cure

This is the 1st chapter of a science fiction novel I am thinking about doing. It was initially done for a college assignment.                                        The Cure A Novel by Linda Herren Chapter 1 I barely remember what life was like … Continue reading

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Luna’s Lesson

This is a short story I wrote for a college assignment.       “Do you understand the consequences of your actions?” the King bellowed to Luna. “Yes, sir, I do,” Luna replied as she fidgeted nervously, head bowed. “Well, … Continue reading

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Letter to Daddy in Heaven

The following letter was written by a young friend whose father passed on this day 6 years ago. Thank you Carly for allowing me to share this. Dear Daddy, Happy Birthday there in heaven. I guess you know this day’s … Continue reading

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