Author Archives: Donna Gwinnell Lambo-Weidner

About Donna Gwinnell Lambo-Weidner

I am an adventure seeking ponderer of the mysteries of the universe, writer of children's books (represented by Stephen Fraser of the Jennifer DeChiara Literary Agency), and lover of anything involving armor, archery, or swashbuckling.

‘TIS THE NIGHT OF WINTER SOLSTICE

‘Tis three nights before Christmas, the day after Hanukkah, eight from St. Lucia, and five ’til Kwanzaa. ‘Tis two months since Diwali, India’s festival of light, as Sun settles into our world’s longest night.   A breeze hugs the mountain, nudging … Continue reading

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THANKS FOR THE MEMORY

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Same place, different holiday, but you get the idea. ca. 1972 Once upon a Thanksgiving Day, the only room large enough to host the Lambo family was in my grand-parents basement that had been fitted with a second kitchen just…

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PICK YOUR POISON – A Halloween Compilation

My broom has stalled I’m in a tizzy Halloween’s here

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Celebrating Perseverance in the Writing Community

Today I am happy to be part of Writers Persevere! It’s an event that authors Angela Ackerman and Becca Puglisi are running for the next few days to celebrate their release of their newest book, The Emotional Wound Thesaurus: A … Continue reading

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GETTING STONED – A Monolithic Tale

Ahhh, Callanish. The moment we stepped into the circle, it felt like I’d crossed a threshold into another world. Immediately, I was drawn to this particular stone. Mostly since it was not much taller than I, but partly because she … Continue reading

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WINDOW TO (AN)OTHER WORLD

A Daily Post Photo Challenge – inspired by a recent accidental photo taken from a Chicago hotel room window…   Dusk nosedives, hits street below Twilight flaunts a brave new world Should I stay or should I go?  

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A ROSE PETAL, A BOY SOLDIER, and LEMON CAKE…

What’s the connection? The book launch of LOST BOYS, a middle grade historical fiction novel by début author (and friend) Darcey Rosenblatt. LOST BOYS is a captivating coming-of-age story of friendship, hardship, and hope. Twelve-year-old Reza is an Iranian boy … Continue reading

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