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Writing Habits

A friend and co-worker asked me at the beginning of the week if I had ever read The Giver.  I hadn’t.  Although both of my boys had to read it for school and I generally try to read what they’re … Continue reading

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February Seven Day Story — Day Four

Today’s word was … handcrafted Spaces After the Period When we first met I wasn’t so impressed.  I had always gone for the prototypical bad boy.  Tattoos and wild hair, leather jackets and a Harley, nonchalance and indifference.  I hardly … Continue reading

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February Seven Day Story — Day Three

Today’s word was … shipwreck.   Spaces After the Period When we first met I wasn’t so impressed.  I had always gone for the prototypical bad boy.  Tattoos and wild hair, leather jackets and a Harley, nonchalance and indifference.  I … Continue reading

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February Seven Day Story Challenge — Day Two

The first day required the use of “initial.”   Today’s word is “misfortune.” In prior iterations of this challenge, I have stuck with writing about 150-175 words per day. So far this time, I wrote 380 words the first day … Continue reading

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We Live In a Different World

Tell me if this sounds familiar.  I think artistic people have a portion of their brain that is always open.  A portion that maybe non-artistic people don’t have.  The way I describe it is that there’s this little corner of … Continue reading

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Ruminations on Writing

I’m in a writing lull.  I think I know the cause, but the lull seems serious enough that I’ve pondered the unthinkable — to stop writing. So, what’s the cause of this?  Writing a story for which I do not … Continue reading

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Why I Like To Write

Lord knows I hated to write for a long time. Looooooooooooooong time.  High school.  College.  Writing assignments were hell.  Law school was beautiful because, during the four years I was there, I had only to write a moot court brief … Continue reading

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Northville — A Sample

Here’s Chapter 22, something I finished a couple of days ago.  This is part of my new accountability project.  I’ll post a sample here of what I’m working on, somewhat regularly.   -22-      Lily While Sophie was getting Sally, I … Continue reading

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2014 Writing Goals

Generally speaking, in the order I plan on getting them done. Finish Northville Five & Dime and send to some readers for their input. Help Zoe Keithley publish her novel and then move on to whatever publishing project she chooses … Continue reading

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