The Author

“Alice” was my Grandmother and “Molly,” her sister. This site is a tribute to them. Humble, yet, proud they made a life for themselves, far from England. Someone once commented, “Like a girl gang but not in a bad way.” Theirs was a simpler time. There was quiet laughter, mystery, whispered words, hat pins, and a frying pan. Poetry was clipped from newspapers and glued into bound books. Alice owned a Pug named “Tipsy.” The sisters were resilient.

aliceandmolly represents anyone who inspires others and chooses to live a gentle and beautiful life. It offers stories, words, and simple, affordable ideas. It isn’t perfect. It’s often found.

Goal-~to write fiction, to blog, to write one worthy sentence. To write moments and memories from life. To find beauty in the ordinary. To share all that inspires me to be a better human. To inspire others to find beauty in the everyday.

Challenge~  to craft a decent story,  to uphold a high standard of  beauty, balancing the writings with grace and compassion for the characters and events.

In Progress~  writing course/s @ university 2012/13 – attending sponsored workshops, Writer’s Events – former member of two writer’s circles for education, mentoring support and critique review, current member of a monthly Book Club.

Website is in progress and may change to incorporate more of a Home Journal format.

•Freshly Pressed– WordPress

Feedback via comments is appreciated.

Stories are gifts. Unwrap them. Polish them. Share them.


10 thoughts on “The Author”

  1. Here’s a quote for your site, “It is the allure of an ordinary life that captures attention.”
    You are a writer I love to read. How is memoir going?
    I suppose I will find out as I hop around your pink world:>)
    (My new great niece is Lily Grace…Grace has always been a fave name…trying to dig up a story I wrote years ago about an old woman, Grace, remembering her experiences with Fairies and other wondrous friends.)
    I do go on, don’t I?

    1. Grace and fairies? I would love to read that story! This “Grace” used to spend so many hours building houses, furniture, and traps to catch them in! LOL! Lily Grace could be a character in your story (that you must find). Thanks for the comment, Patt!
      PS~ I enjoy reading your blog as well!

  2. I’ve only just read this moments AFTER my response to your “Tea with Alice” blog post. You are definitely onto a universal and compelling theme. Best of luck, Alice S.

    1. Thank you for the comment. Your site is truly lovely and it fondly evokes beautiful memories.
      Your images are evocative, such a beautiful blog! Thank you for following me!

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