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My Internal Editor Got Kicked in the Ass

Through the power of WordPress I “met” another blogger over the past couple of weeks.  We’ve had quite the dialogue via comments.  I was sharing with her that I’m suffering through a severe bout of writer’s block.  On some level … Continue reading

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A Delayed Omen

Back in March I wrote about my visit to the Cosumnes River Preserve.  While there, I met a few white herons — a creature that plays a critical role in one of my works in progress — The Irrepairable Past.  I … Continue reading

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Was My Year A Success

For a long time I have felt like I’m not writing enough.  Yesterday, I realized it may be that I’m being too hard on myself. About a year ago, I wrote a short story called Northville Five & Dime.  I’m … Continue reading

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My Writing Process

Why Do I Write What I Do The simple answer is … because it’s what in my head.  The hard answer … I really don’t know.  I write the stories that are in my head. Okay this isn’t working.  I … Continue reading

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To Believe in an Omen

Today is one of those holidays us California government employees get that nobody else does.  Cesar Chavez Day, to honor a man who was the Martin Luther King, Jr., for migrant farmworkers. A day off when nobody else has it … Continue reading

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There Are No Rules!!!

Except for those that work for you.  Well, except for one. I’ve been doing this fiction writing thing for a little over ten years now.  I’ve been to two writing conferences.  The first was way back at the beginning of … Continue reading

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Northville!!!

I learned something from Pete that summer.  I wasn’t the ugly duckling I thought I was.  I was more than my legs, more than my wheelchair.  There was something inside me that a guy could find beautiful.  When Joey asked … Continue reading

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