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Finding Me

FlashNano Day 24: Write a story where something is found “Fuck it,” I slammed my laptop shut. “I can’t write here, it’s over. This place has drained my soul.” Dramatic? Yes, but it felt true. It still feels true in … Continue reading

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Writing Martyrdom

I have become a writing martyr. A bit of backstory on my newly acquired affliction: I recently moved grudgingly back to Southern California from my personal paradise of Colorado. There really aren’t sufficient words to describe how much I love … Continue reading

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Tommy Lasorda, Baseball, Bucket Lists and Me

I was thinking about bucket lists at a quarter to four this morning. I should have been thinking about sleep, but once sleep leaves and goes wherever it goes, it’s not coming back. That’s how it is for me anyway. … Continue reading

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Lost: One Directionally Challenged Muse

“Discipline allows magic. To be a writer is to be the very best of assassins. You do not sit down and write every day to force the Muse to show up. You get into the habit of writing every day … Continue reading

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Lessons, I Don’t Need No Stinkin’ Lessons

I’m not big on learning lessons, but on occasion I have, grudgingly, done it. For example, I know not to touch a hot stove. Granted, I still do it all the time, so maybe that lesson didn’t really stick. Hmmm, … Continue reading

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Anti-Inspiration

May your time and words be plentiful in the new year.

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To Write All Day

I think I’d like to quit my job and just write. All day – every day. Maybe I’ll take up smoking and drink Bourbon, too. I’ll be half mad, but tell wonderful stories. I’ll type them all on an old … Continue reading

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