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Rated: 13+ · Appendix · Writing · #1004185
A quick-link guide to the many items in my portfolio up for a port raid
*Snow1**Flower1**Snow1*Welcome to my port*Snow1**Flower1**Snow1*


This is a guided tour of my portfolio. I hope that you enjoy it!

Folders are in bold and do not necessitate reviews, though you are welcome to give them.

*Exclaim*"Strolling Thru Scottie's Port 13+: A quick-link guide to the many items in my portfolio up for a port raid

*Exclaim*"Write on! Plans & Probs with Publication 13+: How once woman went from being a SAHM of four to a published freelance science journalist

*Exclaim*"Review Me!! E: These are the items I am *desperate* to have reviewed. Please critique!
*Note1*"Help Me Write My Article E: A list of articles I am submitting for all-rights publication. Most are quite short.
*Note1*"Help Me Write My Novel! E: A list of the short stories that relate to setting & character development in my novel
*Note1*"Seeking Publication 13+: I'm taking the plunge; please help me sink or swim!
*Note1*"A Modern Day Prometheus 13+: A relic of times past inspires Caroline to fulfill her dreams
*Note1*"Heart and Soul ASR: Everything my daughter does, she throws herself into
*Note1*"Four is the New Three ASR: The sitewide average rating is a 4.3...does that mean four stars is average?
*Note1*"Why I Read Without Reviewing 13+: Why might I stop by your port and close the window without reviewing?

*Exclaim*"Fictional Folder E: A dash of the holidays, a touch of comedy, a spoonful of poetry, and some novel shorts...
*Note1*"Novel Shorts 13+: A group of short stories to help me better create the characters within my novel

*Flower3*"The Crystal Ball ASR: Seven year old Alex needs some magic help; can the crystal ball save him?
*Flower3*"Isolation ASR: A new future beckons; can she overcome her isolation?
*Flower3*"Snowfall ASR: It never snows in Southern Alabama, and Jonathan's broken his leg.
*Flower3*"The Water Slide ASR: Jonathan just wants to build the best water slide ever. Why is his brother so upset?
*Flower3*"The Conference ASR: Trouble at school mandates Caroline's first parent-teacher conference.

*Note1*"Holiday Stories E: These are stories for the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays. Enjoy!
*Flower3*"The Ballad of Mrs. Claus E: Ever wonder what Mrs. Claus does during Christmas?
*Flower3*"Up All Night E: Two little girls decide to stay up all night Christmas Eve
*Flower3*"Christmas at the Boss's House 13+: Never mix cold meds, drinking, and a paycut (ie what I'd like to tell dh's boss)
*Flower3*"Orange Stockings E: The lights are white, the stockings orange - Merry Christmas!
*Flower3*"Dear Santa E: My letter to Santa Claus
*Flower3*"Arnold the Snowman ASR: Funny things happen when the mayor is against you.
*Flower3*"Snow Angel E: A young man tries to help those in need
*Flower3*"Turkey Dinner E: Never invite your mother-in-law to your first Thanksgiving feast.
*Flower3*"Christmas Around the World ASR: A fantasy-genre version of the first Christmas...on the other side of the world
*Flower3*"Credit Card Christmas E: Ebeneezer recieves his credit card statement after his first generous Christmas.
*Flower3*"Sandy and the Prince of Toys E: Sandy is whisked off to a magical locale to rescue a prince.
*Flower3*"A Cat in a Hat For Christmas E: A homeless cat, his pet fish, and two Things celebrate Christmas

*Note1*"Stories of Drama E: You want emotion, you want danger, you want the edge of your seat
*Flower3*"Huh 13+: A different type of cop story
*Flower3*"Wasting Time 18+: An encounter at a homeless shelter changes Carla's life forever.
*Flower3*"Whispered Secrets 13+: A little girl has disappeared; will her teddy bear save her?
*Flower3*"Surgery - The Whole Story ASR: Revised from dialouge-only; please critique!
*Flower3*"Fettuccine Alfredo E: Fettuccine has finally escaped the kingdom of Noodle, only to wind up in hot water!
*Flower3*"Deer Editor E: Y wont u publish me? (a satire)
*Flower3*"Fairy Puzzle E: Let's do a puzzle on a rainy afternoon!
*Flower3*"Rain Dance 13+: I wasn't what they expected...I was ME
*Flower3*"Teardrops E: How I longed to comfort the sobbing woman...did I dare?
*Flower3*"While Mortals Sleep E: While mortals sleep the muses bring them dreams of inspiration...
*Flower3*"The Right Side of the Bed E: When I woke up, the bed was moved; that wasn't the only change.
*Flower3*"Olympic Athlete E: If you were an Olypian... what event would you participate in?
*Flower3*"Double Life E: A woman finds her husband's diary
*Flower3*"The Bells Rang Out ASR: A woman works frantically to finish her project in time
*Flower3*"Space Case E: A college student fills in on an observatory tour
*Flower3*"Dew Covered Roses ASR: An old man must cope with the loss of his wife
*Flower3*"Surgery ASR: A woman must decide whether or not to undergo a heart transplant.
*Flower3*"Aunt Lettie ASR: A woman's inheritance is not what she expected
*Flower3*"Wolf ASR: A woman endures years of her husband's lying
*Flower3*"The Key E: A woman wakes to find a key, and dreams of treasure.
*Flower3*"Resistance E: Two young lovers are not what they seem.
*Flower3*"Coffee Stains 13+: Cold coffee is the writing on the wall

*Note1*"Children's Stories E: Fiction slanted for kids; I'm new at this so thoughts are appreciated!
*Flower3*"Strawberry Pickin' E: Can Phillip really enjoy picking strawberries?

*Note1*"Spiritual Stories 13+: A folder for my spiritual/religous items.
*Flower3*"Love thy Neighbor E: Now why would a space alien go to church?
*Flower3*"Testimony E: A young woman opens her grandmother's life to something she had always known

*Note1*"A Laugh A Minute E: My bitter stab at comedy...did it leave you rolling on the floor?
*Flower3*"Meeting With the Publisher ASR: Some people would do ANYTHING to get published.
*Flower3*"Hit and Run-In ASR: A car, a dog, and a nice surprise! A dialogue-only piece
*Flower3*"D-Day E: Kroger. Seven kids. You do the math.
*Flower3*"Volcanic Claims E: Really, there was a volcano! Really!
*Flower3*"Love Makes Me Sick! 13+: How do you feel when you hear those three magic words?
*Flower3*"I, Alien ASR: Will Smith is yet another man in black, or something like that
*Flower3*"Gold Medal Cheat E: He goes for the gold...and falls a little short.
*Flower3*"Honey, I Blew Up the... ASR: A shrinking machine and a pesky fly lead to big trouble....
*Flower3*"The Day the Cart Struck Back E: The cart was on a roll. <hee hee hee>
*Flower3*"Nancy's Bart E: Bart's mother obsessed over Nancy Drew, and it ruined her life.
*Flower3*"The Grocery Trip ASR: A trip to the grocery store every mom must go through
*Flower3*"The Frat Party 13+: Jim's first frat party
*Flower3*"Spam Christmas E: Merry Christmas from the coupon queen!
*Flower3*"Finals E: Three days without sleep, and finals are looming
*Flower3*"Nothing Hurt But My Pride E: A Writers Cramp short story without the word 'love'
*Flower3*"The King E: Baby pictures never lie!
*Flower3*"The Cold 13+: A simple cold stops Alice from sniffing sweaty armpits & ruins her life.

*Note1*"Contest Entries 13+: Writer's Cramp, Send Sherri Snickering, and other repeating contests
*Flower3*"Daily Writing Challenge E: My entry for the Daily Writing Challenge
*Flower3*"Compound Cowboys ASR: Can these bumbling cowboys hope to catch a dangerous desperado?
*Flower3*"Bride of Victor 13+: Shelly is about to find out the truth of how she came into the world

*Flower3*"Ultimate Writing Workshop 13+: A compilation of my responses to prompts for the UWW
*Right*"To Spessica Jence E: My best friend betrayed me in high school...learn from my mistake
*Right*"Journal 6/30 E: I write, therefore, I am
*Right*"Statue of a Widow 13+: He carves his way to forgiveness

*Exclaim*"Poetry ASR: I don't write much poetry but this is where it's at!

*Note1*"Mommy and Me E: I'm a SAHM of three...what more can be said?
*Flower3*"Cocoa Bliss E: A moment of peace at the end of the day
*Flower3*"A Mother's Miracle E: To willing parents, every newborn is a miracle unrivaled
*Flower3*"Blessed Air E: A poem about my third favorite part of giving birth
*Flower3*"The Savage Beasts E: Music stills the savage beasts...
*Flower3*"The End of the Day E: Sometimes it's the little things that help the most
*Flower3*"Ode to the Mailman E: An ode to my mailman, from a stay-at-home mom.

*Note1*"Poetry of Promise E: My stab at spiritual poetry
*Flower3*"Zion E: Written after I learned the history books don't hold all the information

*Note1*"Seasonal Stuff E: Trick or treat! Happy Thanksgiving! Merry Christmas! Happy New Year!
*Flower3*"The Gift of Christmas E: A child's Christmas excitement
*Flower3*"The Five Rings of Christmas E: My true love gave me five golden rings that brought back the spirit of Christmas
*Flower3*"Christmas Hodgepodge E: A Christmas song composed from other Christmas songs, for the Cramp
*Flower3*"Christmas Season E: Writer's Cramp Entry
*Note1*"Green E: Milkman wanted green! (poem for the writer's cramp)
*Note1*"Writing.com Day E: One day, one member will be President, and then...
*Note1*"Excuses 13+: Why I missed the last Writer's Cramp entry
*Note1*"Dew Covered Roses - The Poem ASR: A man keeps his promise to his dead wife - again!
*Note1*"Green Balloon E: It's a beautiful day, just me and my balloon. The possibilities are endless!
*Note1*"Desperado E: A sestina for Johnny Cash Memorial Day

*Exclaim*"Reviewing E: Forums, article and poll(s)? on reviewing. Not that I ever do any reviews, LOL.
*Note1*"Scottiegazelle's R&R E: What does Scottie's R&R *mean*?!
*Note1*"Look, Ma! Stars 13+: Want to know why you got a 2 or a 5? My opinion on R&Ring, as well as my format.
*Note1*"Contest Reviewing Format E: My various contests require a slightly different reviewing format.
*Note1*"CLOSED Reviewer Looking for Work! E: I'm going to have to shut down. Very sad.
*Note1*"What do you read first? E: I want to know how best to sort my port to be read

*Exclaim*"Contests E: How can anyone resist entering a contest?
*Note1*"Scottie's Short Story Contest E: All the items relating to my current contest

*Flower3*"Welcome Letter E: A welcome letter for members of my contest group
*Flower3*"Short Story Contest Savings E: A place to store gps for my short story contest; a group to store contact information.
*Flower3*"Scottiegazelle's Short Story Contest E: A monthly contest to help me grow as Drama newsletter editor.
*Flower3*"Scavenger Hunt 13+: So ya wanna raid my port? Watch out for some little treasure chests!

*Note1*"Past Participation E: A grouping of previously held contests and their results
*Flower3*"Love Your In-Laws 13+: Is your family as dysfunctional as...my hubbies?
*Flower3*"In-Law Results E: Results of my in-law writing contest
*Flower3*"Friendly Rivals' Contest E: Winners Announced!

*Exclaim*"Nonfiction Nonsense E: I've been known to spill a rant or essay or two that might not fill other folders
*Note1*"Freelancing for Free E: A gathering of the articles seeking publication.

*Flower3*"Treat Your Customers Like Family ASR: Strengthening customer relationships will help the bottom line more than you think!
*Flower3*"Dogs Versus Kids 13+: A lighthearted comparison of dogs and children
*Note1*"Religious Reasons E: A few essays on my belief as a Latter-day Saint, or Mormon
*Flower3*"My Beliefs 13+: What I believe as a Latter-day Saint (aka Mormon)
*Flower3*"What I Believe E: Looking for spiritual insight? I would love to help out!
*Flower3*"After Death E: What happens after we die? A Flash Fiction entry
*Note1*"Hello, Jimmy! E: The story of how my third child was born, for all who are curious!
*Note1*"Why I've Become a Hermit E: I used to be popular, I used to be loved; now I'm in hiding
*Note1*"A Sci-Fi Alien! E: Some angels come in space alien garb
*Note1*"Some Assembly Required E: I'll never forget the year I got underwear and my bro got a firetruck and a tricycle
*Note1*"Jaywalkers Anonymous E: My ancestor loved to take the straightest path, but it finally caught up with him!
*Note1*"New Year's Dissolution E: I scan the contest page for entries...
*Note1*"Confessions of a Couponaholic E: My name is scottiegazelle, and I am a couponaholic....

*Exclaim*"Money Management E: Funds folder funds for my groups, including my savings account for next year's upgrade
*Note1*"Scottie's Savings Account E: Did you want to help me save for next year's upgrade?
*Note1*"So You Want an Upgrade? E: Everyone wants to be upgraded. Here's how to do it yourself!
*Note1*"Getting Farhana's group Upgraded E: Wondering how we're getting 6 mos upgrades for everyone? Check here for the math
*Note1*"Help Them Help Themselves! E: A group to move Farhana's upgrade group to 6 mos membership

*Exclaim*"Freelancing For Fun E: I mean, it's not like I'm making any money this way...

*Note1*"Clips E: Several unpublished clips to help me become a published writer.
*Flower3*"Branches On My Family Tree 13+: My family tree is more than names and dates - is yours?

*Note1*"Query Letters E: A grouping of query letters for various articles I hope to be working on
*Flower3*"Query - Atlanta Parent E: A query letter for an article next May; thoughts appreciated.
*Flower3*"Query - Deep Impact E: A query letter for Boys' Life magazine on NASA's Deep Impact mission
*Flower3*"Flaxseed E: Query letter to various magazines regarding possible flaxseed article

*Exclaim*"Images and Sigs E: A place to store my zany images - thanks Pixie!
*Note1*"Money Management E: Funds folder funds for my groups, including my savings account for next year's upgrade
*Note1*"Scottie Dogs E: A gift from Pixie; my doggies on review!
*Note1*"Thanks In Depth E: Just my way of saying thanks to the "We Love In Depth Reviews" forum

*Exclaim*"Newsletters E: A folder to keep hold of my various newsletters - I'm an editor now!

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