Smorgasbord Blog Magazine – Guest Post – I Wish I Knew Then What I Know Now! #Shortstory by Jacquie Biggar


I wrote a short story to participate in Sally Cronin’s prompt, I Wish I Knew Then What I Know Now. Stop by the Smorgasbord blog to check it, and many other heartwarming posts, out.

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I am sure like me, there have been times when you have wondered what difference might have been made to your life, if your younger self had been gifted with the experience and knowledge you have accumulated over the years.

I invited several friends from the writing community to share their thoughts on this subject which I am sure you will enjoy as much as I did.

Today Jacquie Biggar shares a short story based on the prompt, that reaches out to those who are trapped in addiction and scared to reach out for help.

What I Know Now That I Didn’t Know Then
Jacquie Biggar
USA Today Bestselling Author

I was eighteen when we met on the night of my birthday bash. Sparks crackled and it wasn’t from the giant bonfire heating the night air and throwing cinders twenty feet into the sky, turning the teen party into a…

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19 Comments

  1. me too,I could wipe up on so many lotteries!

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  2. Thanks for sharing this wonderful and captivating story, Jacquie! xx Michael

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    1. Thank you, Michael. I hope it helps to shed a light on the subject.

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    1. It really is. I hurt for the many families who have lost loved ones to addiction.

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  3. Thank you so much for participating Jacquie and sharing this short story with a powerful message ♥

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    1. Thanks for the thoughtful prompt, Sally. I’ve enjoyed reading all of your guests’ posts.

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  4. Thank you for sharing, Jacquie!

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    1. Appreciate you stopping by, Jill ❤️

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  5. This is a great series by Sally, Jacquie. I’m going right over to read your contribution.

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    1. Thank you, Robbie, appreciated!

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  6. Anyone who doesn’t click through to this story is really missing out.

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    1. That means a lot, Jacqui, thank you ❤

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  7. Jan Sikes says:

    Jacquie, your story touched me deeply. It brought tears to my eyes. Thank you for writing it!

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    1. Thank you, Jan. I feel for those caught in the cycle of abuse, and their families who ache to help but don’t know how.

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  8. Heading over to read, Jacquie. I’ve loved this series from Sally and look forward to your contribution. 🙂

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    1. Thank you, Diana. Are you back from your travels?

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      1. Yes, I’m back. Now I need a vacation to rest from my vacation. Lol. Slowly slowly slowly catching up. ❤

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