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So, it’s November 2 and the last remnants of Halloween decorations are being taken down and replaced with Christmas decorations.  I don’t decorate for Christmas but I did take the Halloween decorations down  . . . unfortunately, I don’t have … Continue reading

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Idle Thoughts on (Amateur) Photography and (Fiction) Writing

I’m retired, so I have a lot on my plate. Still, I occasionally take time out to think; to reflect on what I’m doing, why I’m doing it, and whether I should continue doing it. Everyone can benefit from stepping … Continue reading

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Project 313 – Post No. 179

I have a notion of writing a novel for NaNoWriMo 2018 . . . but that means I should get well ahead of my Project 313 obligations. Mind you, I’m unsure I want to commit to meeting the 50K words … Continue reading

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Some action, a bit of intent, a dash of motivation . . . and the tick to bind them all.

I have to mention my other title choice for this piece: Action and the Tick Notice: this is a piece about writing. Specifically, my writing. Ergo, the need to have a disclaimer, right here, ahead of the piece. The disclaimer … Continue reading

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Some thoughts on violence

I’ve received some feedback on Gin’s War (my third NaNoWriMo novel). It was useful feedback and I need to digest it before tackling how to address the issues and concerns it raised. However, one particular comment got me thinking. A … Continue reading

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A little of this and a little of that

So, I got me another rejection . . . but, it felt pretty good.  “Why?”  Well, Bob, I’m glad you asked. I got me another somewhat personalized rejection. And, you know what; it even had a hint or two about the … Continue reading

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Some thought on storytelling

I came across this short video . . .  I think it’s worth watching. If you’re going to watch it, do so before reading the words below because I’ll have spoilers.  I enjoyed it, but then I got to thinking … Continue reading

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