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I got a writing problem, looking for a writing solution

I started working on, for lack of a better word, a new book a couple of months ago. It’s a work of fiction set in a small southern city that is experiencing growing pains while trying to maintain the old … Continue reading

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The book that wasn’t, a journey of rejection

Back in 2011 I wrote a manuscript (I guess it’s not a book until it is published) which blended a Christian text with Buddhist and Zen concepts. I described it as “using the Book of Saint James as a writing prompt, … Continue reading

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The language of words

“It’s a candidacy without any parallel that I can recall. It’s content-free and very much given to stirring up envy and resentment and even hatred. And I think it would be a threat to the conduct of our foreign policy and our … Continue reading

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A Short Story: Basketball Dreams

I pass this scene every Sunday as I drive to DuPont State Forest to ride my mountain bike, a basketball goal that appears to be growing among the trees and shrubs on an overgrown parcel of land. At this point in my … Continue reading

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Where did you go?

I wrote my first post on March 15, 2016. Since that time I have published 237 post and have picked up 749 followers. I will occasionally thumb backwards to that point in March a long, long time ago (7 months) … Continue reading

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A short story: Mr. Tom

It’s funny how something you see can stir a memory. I was in a client’s office the other day and he had an old roll top desk. Seeing this desk reminded me of a character I knew as a kid, … Continue reading

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It’s just freaking Salsa

My parents retired to a small town several years ago. This town has three stop lights at three intersections within four blocks of each other. One would suffice but I guess it’s showier to be a three stop light town … Continue reading

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