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Where Are You Going With That?

By |April 2nd, 2021|Categories: General, Writing|2 Comments

You’ve got an idea for a writing project: a novel, short story, screenplay, blogsite or what-have-you. Now what? Where are you going with your inspiration and just when does the writing begin? […]

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Not Another Blog

By |March 4th, 2021|Categories: General, Publishing, Writing|4 Comments

Last month I wrote about autobiographies and confused memories. (Feel free to peruse Fallacies of Memory, in case you missed it. I’ll wait.) […]

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Fallacies of Memory

By |February 4th, 2021|Categories: General, Thoughts, Writing|0 Comments

I’d been giving some thought to writing my autobiography. Then I quickly answered – No. […]

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Why Write?

By |January 7th, 2021|Categories: General, Thoughts, Writing|0 Comments

In my post Progress, Not Perfection, I go on about journaling and, specifically, the use of “prompted” journals. The prompt I was given for my January 1st, 2021 entry was: Why do you write? What does it do for you? […]

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Zombies Among Us

By |December 3rd, 2020|Categories: General, Thoughts|6 Comments

A few years back I wrote a blog (What’s So Scary About…?) where I shared what scares me and what doesn’t. I’ve never been much interested in your run-of-the-mill monsters: vampires, werewolves, and the like. Especially zombies. Lately, however, I’ve been re-thinking my take on those groaning, flesh-eating, walking-corpse-types. […]

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Sunrise People

By |November 5th, 2020|Categories: General, Thoughts|2 Comments

Last month I wrote a few thoughts about people who take time to enjoy sunsets. Now let’s look at those who prefer to watch the sun come up each day. […]

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Sunset People

By |October 3rd, 2020|Categories: General, Thoughts|2 Comments

There’s two kind of people in the world: Those who enjoy ending their day by watching the sunset, and those who prefer to see the sun come up each morning. […]

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100 Dreams (Give or Take 84)

By |September 6th, 2020|Categories: General, Thoughts|2 Comments

I recently read Brad and Sheena van Orden’s 927 Days of Summer, a travelogue of their experience driving around the world in a VW Vanagon. It is a chronicle full of adventures and stories. One of which occurs early in the book […]

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Writer Envy (or Man, I Wish I’d Written That!)

By |August 8th, 2020|Categories: General, Reading, Writing|0 Comments

There are numerous articles on “writerly jealousy,” as a simple search via your browser will reveal. This post is to be yet another. However, I feel I need to begin by clarifying that, by definition, it cannot be referred to as jealousy – it is envy. […]

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Two Words

By |July 3rd, 2020|Categories: General|3 Comments

I was engaging in casual conversation with someone at work recently (no, I don’t make a living at writing; I have a “real” job) when out-of-nowhere this person flew into a tangent rage about how fictitious today’s news reporting is. “It’s all fake!” they claimed with extreme, vehement insistence. […]

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