Plugging Away

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No real blog post today because I am busybusybusy at work on a super secret project that will launch next month, plus I have an Indie Ink piece to write, STILL, because I always tell myself I work so much better under pressure. (That may or may not actually be the case, but I’ll let you and the editors be … Read More

The Trifecta Meme

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The creators of the Trifecta Writing Challenge have asked that its participants fill out this meme so we can get to know each other better. I don’t usually do these things, but it’s no secret that I’m looking to make friends with other writers, so is there a better way to do it? Probably not. Here we go: What is … Read More

And in a Case of Mistaken Identity..

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So, I’m excited about the prompt that I got for this week’s Indie Ink Challenge. I was challenged by Billy Flynn, and this is what he gave me: Use as inspiration or verbatim: The police in New York CityThey chased a boy right through the parkAnd in a case of mistaken identityThey put a bullet through his heart.-The Rolling Stones, (Heartbreaker) Here’s what … Read More


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She stared at him from across the bar, not blinking or moving her gaze away when people passed between them in the pulsing crowd of the nightclub.  There was just something about him that she desired, something about the way his dark hair rested on his forehead, the way his blue eyes glinted brighter in the dark room than any … Read More

How’s It Coming Along?

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Not well. Elise and I are both sick with stomach bugs. I stayed home from work today, had to pick Elise up early from school, and I already know I’m staying home tomorrow to be close to my bathroom and hopefully find some peace.  I hate being sick – even the fact of being able to have a day off … Read More

Mac Freedom

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For the last few months, every since the end of November really, I haven’t written much, not as much as I have wanted to. I guess you could say I got distracted by any number of things, and it would be true, and I hate to admit that I know full well that the biggest thing keeping me from writing … Read More

A Terrible Mind Tells It Like It Is

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I’ve been reading Chuck Wendig’s blog, Terrible Minds, for some years now. He’s a great blogger and writer, and he writes a lot of writerly tip lists that get shared from one end of the internet to the other because they are so good. He’s really the only writer who has repeatedly made me feel like kicking my own ass … Read More