Special Needs Authors and Readers – an Interview with Patty Fletcher

Friend and fellow blogger Patty Fletcher is featured here today. I can relate to what she’s saying, so I encourage you to read this in order to gain a better understanding of people with disabilities.

Noreen Lace


Thank you so much for having me on your blog. I’m very glad to be here.

As I’ve been reading over the questions you ask, I’ve decided the best way to begin answering them is to start by telling a bit about myself, and why I write.

As you read, you’ll also see that I’ve included Campbell my Seeing Eye Guide Dog and why I chose to do so.

SmashwordsCoverMy name is Patty L. Fletcher. I’m a single mother with a beautiful daughter, of whom I am very proud. I have a great son-in-law and five beautiful grandchildren. Three girls, and two boys. I own and handle a Black Labrador from The Seeing Eye™ named Campbell Lee—a.k.a. Bubba Lee or King Campbell, to give just a couple of his nicknames.

I’m multiply disabled. I not only suffer from Bipolar Disorder, and Fibromyalgia but I’m totally blind as well. I…

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Share Your Short Story – Winner and Runner Up for February 2019

My poem didn’t place in Stevie’s contest, but it’s linked to here, so I encourage you to check it out along with other entries. Happy reading.

Stevie Turner

Once again my thanks go to everybody who took part in February.  There was a great turn out this month, but it was hard to choose between all the lovely entries I had.  However, I’ve picked one winner and two runners-up this time as I really couldn’t decide between them!

The winner for February is Phil Huston with his very atmospheric story ‘Bobby B- Gator Bait‘.  It was very realistic, so much so that I felt I was actually there on that bayou:


Congratulations Phil!


I couldn’t decide on one or the other of these for a runner up, so I chose them both!  Congrats also to Julie G for ‘Our Bench by the Sea’https://storytellingdancer.com/2019/01/31/short-story-our-bench-by-the-sea/

And to Darlene Foster for ‘Ghosts in the Attic’:   https://darlenefoster.wordpress.com/2019/02/01/ghosts-in-the-attic/


Do take the time to check out all the other lovely stories below, which I’ve added…

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