The Bad Influence
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The Bad Influence


When Marla Met Alice

Thrifty Word Challenge #60: Nostalgia

1986 was such an exciting year for me. Not only was it the year my first-born arrived onto the planet — showing up nine days early on my twenty-fifth birthday — it was also the year I met Alice Walker…

I was surprised to discover how not-tall she was. And how softly spoken, with a beautiful…



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Marla Bishop

Londoner, philosophy graduate, journalist, relationship coach, wife & mother. MA in Novel Writing; working on 1st novel. Follow me: