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Welcome to the

Short Story and Poetry Web Site of

Alice Wray Doray

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Alice Doray lives with her husband in the central, Midwest United States.  She is originally from New Jersey and has also lived in Connecticut and New York.

Alice has been writing short stories and poetry for many years and has had several of her stories printed by other publications.

Her work is a through and through "real" reflection of life and times.  Her style is basic but not simple, thorough but not cluttered.  Most of her work reflects a true love of life and a never ending positive look on matters at hand.

Alice has dedicated much of her life to children and education.  Her style reflects this dedication and her work can be used as an inspiration for people of all ages.  


"You won't be a writer if you spend every day

Reading books on the craft about writing for pay.

or by going to classes to learn this fine art:

Taking notes for the future when you're ready to start.

You won't be a writer by pacing the floor

In search of ideas you may one day explore,

Or attending lectures to accumulate facts

To be filed away neatly for future attacks.

But you could be a writer if you tackle the caper;

Put thoughts down on any old paper.

The skill is developed by practice and might,

Success will be yours once you take time to write."

                                                          Alice Doray

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More to Come . . . .

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For questions concerning this web site, Alice's work or to get information about obtaining copies of "Maple Awake", please send us an email message.

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All the short stories and poetry on this site are written by and/or owned and copyright owned by Alice Doray.  "Maple Awake" is owned and copyright owned by Alice Doray.  Anyone caught reproducing and/or copying or reusing any of the writings  or drawings on these pages, in full or in part, without written consent of Alice Doray will be prosecuted to the full extent of the law.  It is a federal offense to illegally copy or reproduce copyrighted material.   This web site is owned by John Doray, d/b/a Dore'Co Enterprises and all the material on this sight is used with permission of Alice Doray.  All rights are reserved.   December 2000

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