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April Post Idea Drought

To be honest, these posts usually don’t get a lot of attention.  Yet, I’m finding myself struggling, so what do I have to lose?  I’m trying to come up with posts for April, but there’s a catch: They have to … Continue reading

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Goal Post: Winter Break as a Teacher (Assistant)

Where to even start with this week?  Well, I took my son to see Lego Movie 2 last Sunday, so we’ll start there.  Not as good as the first one, but still very entertaining.  I like how they incorporated both … Continue reading

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Phases of a Story: The Churning Gas of . . . No Clean Way to Do This Title

I had to think long and hard about this one because I couldn’t really put my thoughts to words.  There was a moment of giving up and throwing the concept out to everyone for how they would do it.  Yet, … Continue reading

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Derailing Bedlam: Flirty Fish Tails Part 1 #fiction #adventure

As usual, here is your warning that this story has cursing, sex (not graphic), innuendo, and violence.  It’s my Rated-R action adventure called Derailing Bedlam.  This is the fourth outing (third official) for Cassidy and Lloyd, so feel free to … Continue reading

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Phases of a Story: The Flowing Liquid of Plot

This one might be easier than I expected because we’ve heard the comparison as much as the solid foundation phrase.  So, what is something that comes to mind when you think of a liquid?  Oceans, drinks, showers, baths, streams, rivers, … Continue reading

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Phases of a Story: The Solid Foundation

This week is going to be an experiment coming from an odd idea that I had.  Stories go through phases just like matter.  You have the idea, outlines, first drafts, final drafts, published versions, and other phases in the middle.  … Continue reading

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Goal Post: Getting Right to the Point

I’ve been sitting here for about ten minutes thinking of what to say.  This week has been emotionally and physically draining.  I’m writing this post on Thursday night just because I want to focus on spending time with my son … Continue reading

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