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Writing: Doing the Work With A Smile And A Prayer

Something very special is currently developing in my writing life; however, it is too soon to tell what exactly will develop.  It’s like a Polaroid picture, waiting and staring at the gray square that, with a bit more time, will show if your photo is a keeper or throwaway. At times, it is hard to […]

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Writing With Invisible Ink

This post has nothing to do with the creative writing process and everything to do with the consequences of being a writer.  So, I won’t discuss how I start a writing project, continue through the process, or how I push toward its completion.  I’ll leave that post for another time.  This post is about living […]

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Hello, I Must be Going

The other day, I unexpectedly bumped into a person from high school, who I haven’t seen in many, many years.  It was awkward, to say the least.  I tried to cut the conversation short, excuse myself, and get back to present life; however, it was obvious that he wanted to take me hostage and walk […]

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Short Story: Cradles Pond

Hello again, Since I received such a great response from my last post, I decided to post another short story.  This short was first published in Readerjack.  Enjoy! “Cradles Pond” (4,717 words).   When a father and his son go missing at Cradles Pond, the small town sheriff and his deputy begin their investigation.  The law […]

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