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Pen, Paper, Ice

The names of the characters have been changed to protect the innocent.

Although she had read that line at least a hundred times, it still made her smile. She had been
prepared to pay magazines to run her story as an ad, but decided to try freelance writing instead.
Her article was picked up immediately by a national magazine, guaranteed exposure. She framed
the uncashed check, the first of her writing career. They say the pen is mightier than the sword,
she intended to do her own comparison.

Six months ago, sipping luke warm tea around the kitchen table, Isabella Reese confided in
her younger sister. The siblings, just two years apart, had overcome a past filled with jealousy,
fighting, and drama, and were now very close. That day laughing about old times and new
relationships, each could appreciate the strong bonds of sisterhood. Isabella again tried to
convince Gabrielle to consider a career change. Even though she owned a house, new truck, and
every gadget she could imagine, Isabella was c…