Story List and Biography
For
Sara Etgen-Baker
Put On Your apron, It's Time For Home Ec Class!
Catching Lightning Bugs
Change
The Time of My Life
My Plate Is Full
Cutie Pie, Won't You Be My Valentine?
A Carousel Of Memories
Ties To The Past
Weekends With Grammy
Love At The Liberal Army Airfield
My Father's Hands
All Aboard!
Shaping Words
When Handkerchiefs Were Fashionable
Where Have All The Lunchboxes Gone?
A Tribute to the Cigar Box, Cigars, and the Men Who Smoked Them
The Puppeteer and His Marionettes
The Time Of My Life
Are You A Scardy Cat?
The Lady In Red
A Stinky Situation

Simply Charming
She Was More Than Glam and Glitz
What Do I See?
Ticket To Ride
Angel On The Highway
Buried Alive

Photo of Sara waiting for the torch.  Property of Sara.
Photo property of Sara.

Sara’s love for words began when her mother read the dictionary to her every night. A teacher’s unexpected whisper, “You’ve got writing talent,” ignited her writing desire. But Sara ignored that whisper and pursued a teaching career instead.

After retiring from full-time teaching, Sara began pursuing her teenage dream of becoming a published writer.  Since then she's written over 100 memoir vignettes and personal narratives and is combing them into a yet to be published book, Shoebox Stories. She's also written her first novel, Secrets at Dillehay Crossing, that she's currently editing and preparing for publication. When not writing, Sara spends time walking and gardening with Bill, her husband of 40 years.

Sara enjoys her affiliation with and support she receives from Story Circle Network and The National League of American Pen Women. When not writing, she enjoys spending her time with her husband Bill and volunteering with the Anna Area Historical Preservation Society..


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