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Whine Me

(Written in 2004) I think a lot of us have at one time or another asked, “Why me????” I have an answer of sorts. Well, a reply, in any case. You might not like it. But that’s okay with me, … Continue reading

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apostrophes

Originally written in 2003 Let’s face it: I know very little about grammar. Oh, I have a good grasp on the order in which words should go, but I don’t know much else. Year after year in school they taught … Continue reading

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reasonable and proportionate

Originally written in 2003 The phrase “reasonable and proportionate” has been on my mind a lot lately. Both in terms of mood and reaction. I think it is very important for me as a bipolar person. In a nutshell this … Continue reading

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Sentient Omnivores

Originally written in 2003 Human beings are sentient omnivores. This gives us certain rights and obligations with regard to other creatures. We eat just about anything. Our bodies are designed to have a certain balance of these things. Certain cultures … Continue reading

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General Writing Update (10/21/2021)

It takes only the briefest of scrolling to see that I haven’t made much use of this blog over the last……. six years. But my writing career – and I use that term very loosely – has chugged along without … Continue reading

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Evolution

This blog was born as a writing blog, but going forward I am going to broaden the concept to include whatever the heck I feel like writing about. After all… 280 Characters? I made a post at Bobspora that had … Continue reading

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TvTropes

Warning up front: TvTropes can make you lose hours – if not days – of your life. To quote from the front page: Tropes are devices and conventions that a writer can reasonably rely on as being present in the … Continue reading

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Decision Made!

As I posted about previously, I lost more than two months of productive work due to a ridiculous migraine. When it went away it was like being reborn… with a full in-tray. Over the past ten days I have done … Continue reading

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My First Guest Speaking Event

I had to take two and a half months off due to a migraine, so this story isn’t fresh, but I wanted to tell it. My youngest started a creative writing club at her junior high school. That all by … Continue reading

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Nathan Weaver Killed Me

Fictionally! I’m not posting from beyond the grave! Nathan Weaver is a friend of mine who is also an author. He’s taken on a project to try to actually make some money as a writer (which I can understand!) in … Continue reading

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