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The Writer Shed

The Storytelling Beauty of Found Things

How the discovery of a portrait of my mother sparked my writing

This is my mother. A portrait painted by my father sometime, I believe, in the mid-1960s. My mother would have been in her 30s at the time. My father was an amateur artist, charcoal drawing dogs, pheasants, trout on a fly line, and occasionally portraits—there was one of Jackie Gleason and another of the Pittsburgh boxer, Billy…




Musings on the creative life from inside and out.

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David W. Berner, The Writer Shed

David W. Berner, The Writer Shed

Award-winning writer. Author of memoir and fiction. Editor of Medium publication: THE WRITER SHED.

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