Author Archives: sstamm625

I’ve Moved!

I’ve revamped my website and changed my blog home. Now, you can find me here: http://stephanieastamm.com/ Looking forward to seeing you there! Advertisements

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Into the Storm: Journeys with Alzheimer’s Now Available

My much older sister was diagnosed with younger-onset Alzheimer’s at the age of 57. Symptoms started with what she referred to as “losing words” and progressed to the inability to make the correct change when buying small items at the … Continue reading

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Sharing Big News from Women’s Memoirs | Book Launch

Originally posted on Found Between the Covers:
Today’s post is not the usual Friday Favorites post. Instead it is part of a book launch which is near and dear to my heart. Women’s Memoirs hosted seasonal writing contests–Spring, Summer, Autumn, and Winter–and…

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Writing Reflects Life, Life Reflects Writing

As writers, we know that what we are dealing with in our lives will somehow show up in our writing. Sometimes this means our relationships inform our characters’ relationships, our struggles shape our characters’ struggles, or our issues become our … Continue reading

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This Is the Day

2013 was an interesting and full year. I did some things right. I did some things wrong. I learned a lot. At mid-year, during the first day of a year-long workshop in which I’m participating, all the participants were asked … Continue reading

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Lessons from the Road #11: Todi & Orvieto

Lesson #11:  Don’t try to squeeze in too much, but enjoy the sites (sights) while you can. Time to head back to Rome to fly back home. But our flight didn’t leave until late in the day, so we had … Continue reading

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Lessons from the Road #10: Siena

Lesson #10:  Pay attention. Sometimes beauty is overhead, and to the right, and to the left, and even under your feet. Getting to go to Siena was kind of a happy accident—at least for me. Not so much so for … Continue reading

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