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Jeanie Mercer
Location: Waco
Gender: Female
Interests: Writing, reading, word puzzles, sudoku
Member: Standard
Joined: July 2009
Jeanie Mercer, ever a lover of words, is an author, essayist and poet. She writes columns regularly for the Waco Tribune-Herald, where she has been on the Board of Contributors for about 25 years. Currently she focuses mostly on writing a collection of haiku for her children and grandchildren. A grouping of her haiku has been featured each month in Waco Today magazine.
"Don't use a gallon of words to express a spoonful of thought." (quote from a cryptogram)
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FanStory wrote to Jeanie Mercer: Congratulations! The October winner of the Recognized Writer reward.
October 11, 2013 at 3:08PM
    mumsyone: Congratulations, Jeanie, for this well-deserved recognition! You are one of the very best on the site at writing Japanese poetry forms, well respected by those of us who are still working at it! Love and hugs, Lois
    October 11, 2013 at 10:00AM
    starkat: Congratulations Jeanie! This is a marvelous recognition. That pretty red ribbon fits you perfectly ... ;o) Art
    October 11, 2013 at 10:12AM
    starkat: Congratulations Jeanie! This is a marvelous recognition. That pretty red ribbon fits you perfectly ... ;o) Art
    October 11, 2013 at 10:12AM
    rama devi: Congratulations, dear Jeanie! I'm pleased you won this recognition award :) Kudos. Love, rd
    October 11, 2013 at 10:24AM
    adewpearl: Congratulations, Jeanie!! :-)
    October 11, 2013 at 10:25AM
    JM daSilva: Congratulations.
    October 11, 2013 at 11:12AM
    judiverse: Hi, Jeanie. What a wonderful recognition for you. Congratulations. judiverse
    October 11, 2013 at 11:48AM
    Shirley B: Congratulations Jeanie. :)
    October 11, 2013 at 11:54AM
    Sally Carter: Jeanie I am so happy for you. Very well deserved. It has always been a pleasure reading your work and talking with you.
    October 11, 2013 at 12:07PM
    JennaG: Congratulations, Jeanie! :)
    October 11, 2013 at 12:14PM
    Joy Graham: Congratulations, Jeanie! I love everything you write :)
    October 11, 2013 at 12:29PM
    Silent1rose: Congratulations!! I bet you're excited! ^^
    October 11, 2013 at 12:44PM
    Jeanie Mercer: Thanks to all who wrote with congratulations and pretty complimentary words! You could have blown me over with a feather when I was recognized like this. With love, Jeanie
    October 11, 2013 at 12:55PM
    mountainwriter49: Jeanie, I'm thrilled to read of you being designated as the Recognized Writer this month. Your poetry is wonderful and I'm so pleased for you to have finally been recognized by the Site. Well done, my friend. -Ray
    October 11, 2013 at 1:26PM
    CrystieCookie999: Neato Dorito! Congratulations on being recognized! How neat that you specialize in those tricky Japanese forms!
    October 11, 2013 at 1:32PM
    Writingfundimension: I'm so delighted you received this well-deserved recognition, Jeanie. Couldn't happen to a nicer lady -- you're both gracious and talented. Love, Bev
    October 11, 2013 at 3:11PM
    Selina Stambi: Congratulations, Jeannie!
    October 11, 2013 at 3:43PM
    Traveler12: Congratulations, Jeannie! Your poetry is simply a delight to read.
    October 11, 2013 at 3:52PM
    Maureen's Pen: Congrats Jeanie !!! Hugs
    October 11, 2013 at 4:07PM
    Lynar: Congratulation Jeannie and may your success continue.
    October 11, 2013 at 4:19PM
    mermaids: You are one of my favorite writers on this site. I cannot think of a better person and poet who deserves this honor. Elaine
    October 11, 2013 at 4:31PM
    MAMONIA: Congratulations, Jeanie. A very deserving award for a wonderful writer.
    October 11, 2013 at 4:47PM
    mrsmajor: Congratulations, Jeanie, a well deserved recognition!
    October 11, 2013 at 5:03PM
    Cumbrianlass: Congratulations!
    October 11, 2013 at 10:42PM
    vkmack: Congrats, Jeanie. You are so deserving of this honor!
    October 11, 2013 at 11:14PM
    Belinda: Hi, Jeanne, congratulations. You really deserve this, from long time ago... :)
    October 11, 2013 at 11:17PM
    IndianaIrish: Warmest congratulations to you, Jeanie, for this deserving honor. You're one of my favorite authors and I'm so pleased with your recognition.
    October 11, 2013 at 11:24PM
    October 12, 2013 at 12:09AM
    Warren Rodgers: Congratulations, Jeanie. I'm glad FS has recognized such a talented writer and nice person.
    October 12, 2013 at 12:25AM
    sunnilicious: That's wonderful news. Congratulations!
    October 12, 2013 at 1:25AM
    Dorothy Farrell: Congratulations and warmest wishes Jeanie - Kind regards Dorothy
    October 12, 2013 at 3:59AM
    rjuselius: Well done! Congratulations!:)
    rebekka x
    October 12, 2013 at 4:41AM
    Jean Lutz: So well deserved! I am happy that FanStory introduced us.
    October 12, 2013 at 10:21AM
    simplyteresa: Congratulations, so well deserved.
    October 12, 2013 at 2:50PM
    Jeanie Mercer: I'm overwhelmed by so many gracious notes of congratulations! Thank you all from the overflow of my heart. Love, Jeanie
    October 12, 2013 at 3:52PM
    kiwigirl2821: I'd like to add my congrats Jeanie! You are an amazing writer and a pleasure to know. You deserve this! xoxo deborah
    October 12, 2013 at 5:26PM
    Father Flaps: Congratulations, Jeanie! I'm so happy for you. Enjoy the deserve it!
    October 12, 2013 at 6:54PM
    poesyapprentice: I'm late to the party, but offer my congrats as well! Happy for you!!
    October 12, 2013 at 9:33PM
    Maustin: Congrats to you on this amazing accomplishment!! Celebrate. :)
    October 12, 2013 at 11:05PM
    davidmercer: Congratulations! You're the best writer I know, and I've known you a long time :)
    October 13, 2013 at 7:46PM
    vkmack: Congrats on the Septolet win, Jeanie. Your entry was stunning!
    November 1, 2013 at 7:16PM
    Dean Kuch: Congrats on winning the Rictameter poem prompt, Jeanie! Nice work.
    April 6, 2014 at 2:14AM
    judiverse: Hi, Jeanie. Congratulations on winning the 3-5-3 prompt contest. judiverse
    July 11, 2014 at 8:24AM
    Drew Delaney: Belated congratulations for the Recognised Writer of the Month, Jeanie. I am so happy for you. Carpe Diem.
    October 28, 2014 at 11:26PM
    Ookami Taki: Congratulations on your place in the contest. You are a beautiful writer, and you also have a new fan. :)
    October 29, 2014 at 2:30PM

Jeanie Mercer: Thought I'd update the picture in my profile since the other one was about three years old.
March 17, 2013 at 3:20PM
    Sally Carter: Woohoo, you look SO elegant! That's a lovely pic Jeanie.
    March 17, 2013 at 3:40PM
    Taffspride: Beautiful lady.
    March 17, 2013 at 4:37PM
    IndianaIrish: You are an elegant, beautiful lady, my friend!
    March 17, 2013 at 7:24PM
    Jeanie Mercer: Thank you all for the lovely compliments. One of my granddaughters took the picture with her phone when she was here yesterday.
    March 17, 2013 at 7:53PM
    Lise Deangelo: You are beautiful, Jeanie. I'm sending you a hug :)
    March 20, 2013 at 4:33AM
    Lise Deangelo: You are beautiful, Jeanie. I'm sending you a hug :)
    March 20, 2013 at 4:33AM
    Lise Deangelo: Well, I guess that's two hugs :D
    March 20, 2013 at 4:34AM
    Connie C: Very lovely picture of you, Jeanie.
    April 5, 2013 at 2:00PM
    rama devi: Love your new photo--beautiful and sweet. Yes, elegant too, as others have said. I agree! :)
    October 11, 2013 at 10:25AM

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