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What If Your Hero is a Pessimist?

I’m not 100% sure Rorschach is the best example.  He might be more cynical than pessimistic, but it’s been a while since I saw the movie or read the graphic novel.  I asked a friend if he knew of a … Continue reading

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A Negative World?

First, an apology for changing topics after I promised someone this week would be about outlining.  I moved that to mid-March because I’ve had a lot on my mind.  This probably breaks my ‘no personal’ stuff, but I really need … Continue reading

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Staring at a Dream Killer

One works so hard To go for gold Rising Above their station Taking that risk With sweet rewards A slower path Filled with brambles Every cut well-earned What happens when it ends? All work has gone to waste Devoured By … Continue reading

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The Battered Marionette

Multiple puppetmasters Each yanking on a string Ignoring the yelling From the bleeding puppet One says up One says down Another tries for round and round The puppet cries For release and hope Smacked on the floor To silence his … Continue reading

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Brewing Idea

I enjoy writing fantasy and science-fiction and have very little intention of wandering out of my little world to explore.  It’s safe and under my control.  So, I find it strange that I have this urge to write a novella/short … Continue reading

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