Category Archives: Sally Ember

The Last Thing You’re Never Supposed to do on the Internet: Part One

A few weeks ago, someone using a computer in the Caribbean resort island Sint Martin, dug out a post from my website archive about the fight between the  Phillipsburg, N.J. town council and the town library. That prompted the thought … Continue reading

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Join us at the Flemington Summer Book Fest, May 27-30

Another week, another way to celebrate great writers. Also, it’s a another chance for readers to meet Ironton, New Jersey Detective Frank Nagler. This week is the fabulous Flemington Summer Book Fest. The Flemington Summer Book Fest runs  from Friday, … Continue reading

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THE STORY OF DEV. The end.

“This is the sun. Think of me. We are together in  the sun.” This is the end of  the story of Theo, Dev and the Cherry Street School, called  THE STORY OF DEV. They came for Bobby Danforth and his … Continue reading

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New piece: THE STORY OF DEV. Police visit Theo’s house looking for Dev

New segment of THE STORY OF DEV. Theo is plowing through his presentation on the Louisiana  when he gets a visit from Office John  Ellingwood. A knock at the side aluminum storm door pulled him away from the table. Theo … Continue reading

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THE STORY OF DEV: What might Theo, Dev and Dimitri Yazov share?

In this segment of THE STORY OF DEV, Theo struggles to form his report on the Louisiana Purchase, but finds himself distracted  by the sounds of heavy rain on the tin roof of the barn, Dev’s absence and the discovery … Continue reading

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Until I learn

Buds swell, Life licked by a tongue of sunlight, The sigh of being rises in the dark Till green shoots penetrate the cold soil, the hint of hope That soothes a bruised earth. Earth turns The contrails of war, arrows … Continue reading

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SCALING THE WALL. Jacob schemes up a wall crawl challenge between Theo and bully Bobby Danforth

In this segment of my junior high school WIP, Jacob, the  really smart kid, tells Theo he is setting up a betting scheme for a wall crawl contest between Theo and Bobby Danforth. Also, the story has a new name: … Continue reading

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WIP: BETTING ON THEO. Dev enters the wall crawl challenge. And, um, is Theo falling for Dev?

In this scene from the WIP, BETTING ON THEO, a story about a middle school. Dev tells Theo she has entered the wall crawl challenge set up by their friend, Jacob. The scene also raises the question about how close … Continue reading

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New ‘Betting on Theo.’ Dev hiding

In this section of what now is called BETTING ON THEO, Theo, the new kid in town, is chased through a neighborhood by the school bully and his friends. Passing an old factory, a gate opens and Theo reunites with … Continue reading

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New scene, ‘Betting on Theo:’ Confrontation between school bully and Theo. Wall crawl challenge

In this scene from BETTING ON THEO, the story of three outsiders banding together to challenge the Cherry Street School establishment, Theo and school bully Bobby Danforth face off in a wall-crawl challenge.   If Tom Sawyer and a whitewashed fence … Continue reading

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