Oh, I Have A New Castle! by Catherine Castle

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Have you heard the story about the goldfish? She was swimming in her bowl and passed the front entrance of the castle that decorated the small aquarium. “Oh, I have a new castle!” she exclaimed. Then she went around the bowl again and spied the fortress once more. “Oh, I have a new castle!” she exclaimed. She went around again, and not remembering what’d she just seen she exclaimed once more, “Oh, I have a new castle!” And again, “Oh, I have a new castle!” And again, and again.

The moral of this story, besides the fact that goldfish have memories that only last for three seconds, is that you, the author, may forget you’ve written a particular piece, or pieces, of information in your story and repeat yourself. While you might not remember dispensing the information, you can bet, that like those of us who are laughing…

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About NevaBrown

Neva Brown, a retired secondary teacher/administrator, now enjoys the challenge of writing romance novels and doing editing for other romance writers. She has even ventured into the social media world of Facebook, Twitter and Google+ as well as having a website; nevabrown-author@weebly.com . Neva lived on West Texas ranches most of her life and uses that culture and environment in many of her stories. She and her husband now live at Rio Concho West in San Angelo, Texas. They are amazed at how well they have adjusted to ‘city’ living. Neva loves to hear from her readers. She can be reached at joneva@suddenlink.net
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One Response to Oh, I Have A New Castle! by Catherine Castle

  1. Thanks for the reblog, Neva!

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