|North Atlantic Sky #1 - May 2012 - Jan Bowman|
Apparently, it’s not uncommon in this age of recycled cabin air for stressed passengers on long flights, but it is uncommon for me. Perhaps I am not invincible, after all.
|North Atlantic Sky #2 - May 2012 - Jan Bowman|
|North Atlantic Sky # 3 - May 2012 - Jan Bowman|
“In Arabic, to describe someone who is lucky or blessed, they say: 'His sky is always filled with clouds.' What better way to put it.” From Introduction to Clouds.
And finally, did you know that there is a Cloud Appreciation Society and that Pretor-Pinney is the founder of it? I didn't. Here's the website: www.cloudappreciationsociety.org
Ralph Waldo Emerson called clouds "the daily bread of life."
Jan Bowman’s work has appeared in Roanoke Review, Big Muddy, Broadkill Review, Trajectory, Third Wednesday, Minimus, Buffalo Spree (97), Folio, The Potomac Review, Musings, Potato Eyes, and others. She won the 2012 Roanoke Review Prize for Fiction. Her stories have been nominated for a Pushcart Prize, Best American Short Stories and a story was a finalist in the “So To Speak” Fiction Contest. She is working on two collections of short stories and currently shopping for a publisher for a completed story collection. She has nonfiction work pending publication in Spring 2013 Issues of Trajectory and Pen-in-Hand. She writes a weekly blog of “Reflections” on the writing life and posts regular interviews with writers and publishers. Learn more at:
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Blogsite – http://janbowmanwriter.blogspot.com