Meet Guest Author Linda Bethea…

Great news for all of us who are fans of Linda Bethea’s wonderful stories of her childhood and her incredible mother Kathleen.. Their collaborative book Everything Smells Just Like Poke Salad is now available.. read all about it over on The Story Reading Ape’s blog and please share from there.. thanks Sally

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Linda BetheaBeing born with a love for stories and storytelling is both a gift and a curse. I talked early, hanging on every word, especially if the subject seemed intense, secretive, or perplexing.

I stayed in trouble through my childhood for repeating word for word a story I wasn’t necessarily supposed to have been privy to.

My superior language skills, and commanding demeanor ensured that the tales went to the worst possible person, like my first-grade teacher, Miss Davis, “My mama said she wouldn’t take her sick dog to Dr. Davis.”

My little speech didn’t endear either me or my mother to Miss Davis. I felt she was quite rude at her retort. “Well! You can just tell your mama my daddy is a fine doctor!”

Returning home with the whole story, I was surprised to find my report to Miss Davis hadn’t won me any points with Mother, either.

My…

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