Renegade Writers Guild

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“My Dance Career” by Gaye Hoots

When Faye and I were in elementary school we were fortunate to get to take dancing lessons for a year. Continue reading ““My Dance Career” by Gaye Hoots”


“My Grandmother Hoots” by Gaye Hoots

We lived with my father’s parents on a farm overlooking the Yadkin River for the six years before I started school. Continue reading ““My Grandmother Hoots” by Gaye Hoots”

“Choices” by Gaye Hoots

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“Chasing My Thoughts” by Gaye Hoots

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“The Way We Were” by Gaye Hoots

When I was in seventh grade I became friends with a girl whose personality was a lot like mine. Continue reading ““The Way We Were” by Gaye Hoots”

“Dad Dad” by Gaye Hoots

Grandpa Hoots was one of my first memories. I called him Dad Dad. This was probably due to someone referencing him as my Dad’s dad. Continue reading ““Dad Dad” by Gaye Hoots”

“The Hunt House” by Gaye Hoots

When I was a small child we drove to Yadkin County to visit relatives several times a year. Continue reading ““The Hunt House” by Gaye Hoots”

“The New Man” by Gaye Hoots

My father and grandfather were farmers. We lived with my grandparents in a house overlooking the Yadkin River until I was six years old. Continue reading ““The New Man” by Gaye Hoots”

“The Boys” by Gaye Hoots

Growing up on a farm was an experience I really appreciated. Each day a new animal was born, a new crop planted, or a new type of machinery introduced. I looked forward to a new adventure every day.

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