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Exiting 2018 – Sacred Place, Delaware

My first trip to Rehoboth Beach, Delaware was in the Summer of ’74, with my church youth group. I was introduced to Thrashers Boardwalk Fries and salt water taffy. I was introduced to miniature golf within walking distance of where … Continue reading

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Instead of NaNoWriMo…

I wish success for all those who are participating in this year’s NaNoWriMo. More importantly, I’m cheering for all of you to learn something new about the craft of storytelling, and to have a lot of fun in the process. … Continue reading

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Time Well Spent

As it should be obvious by now, I am not participating in this year’s NaNoWriMo. Yes, I always welcome an opportunity to expand my creative mind. This time, however, I felt it more important to cash in the time I … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo 2018 – The Flip-Flop Pre-Game Show

With only a few days to go before the start of NaNoWriMo 2018, my participation debate with myself is based on what kind of story I want to write. That’s heavily insinuating I’m actually going to participate. And that’s because … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo 2018 – The Planner / Pantster Approach

Towards the beginning of each NaNoWriMo campaign, I usually see plenty of digital traffic detailing how each participant is going to handle the task of creating their new first draft of a novel: are they going to plan ahead, or … Continue reading

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Discoveration

I made a life changing discovery today. My writing sucks. Compared to where it was a year ago. That was the discovery. I’m dedicating my efforts so I can say the same thing about my writing this time, next year.

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Random Bouts of Randomism

Every summer, just before the new school season starts up, a major retailer sells the old school 100-page marble notebooks for 50 cents each. I’ve been known to grab a handful of them each time I shop. Currently, I have … Continue reading

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