Category Archives: Fiction

Strictly P900 Photos and other stuff

I’m screwed. Two days ago, I was writing the last scene of my Michelle Maul short story. As I write, I’m happy with the plot, with the twist, with the progression of the story and looking forward to putting it … Continue reading

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A poor showing

Since January, I’ve averaged exactly twelve (12) posts per month. That is a huge drop from years past. In 2015, for instance, my average was more than one post a day and that’s when I was working. It’s not just … Continue reading

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Flash Challenge – Coming Home

terribleminds is the site of Chuck Wendig, a “novelist, screenwriter, and game designer.” His current flash challenge (HERE): “I want you to write the end of a long journey. . . It’ll require you to bring some skills to bear to make it … Continue reading

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Writing ideas

I’m tossing around a few ideas — story ideas — related to the eventual integration of robots into our society. When I say robot, most people think of intelligent robots, but I view the matters of intelligence as separate. Robots, … Continue reading

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Disperser 2016 In Review: Writing

There is little chance of me adding to my body of work — I’m talking about fiction writing — before the end of the year. I can, therefore, begin the retrospective on my 2016 literary career efforts.  The overall progress … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo 2016 – an update and Strange; Dr. Strange.

Disperser: Forgive me, NNWM 2016, for I have not written. This is where my word count sits today. NNWM 2016: My child, I can’t hide my disappointment. You are one of the most talented and gifted writers I know . … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo 2016 – It Begins

Today, November 1, around the country — and probably the world — lots of writers have boarded the NaNoWriMo 2016 train. Seasoned writers, first-time writers, successful writers, old writers *cough*, young writers, writers from diverse ethnic, economic, and social backgrounds. Expectations … Continue reading

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