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To all the writers (and readers) out there, If you’re a fan of science fiction or fantasy, you have already heard of the Sword & Laser book club, podcast, and [now cancelled] Geek & Sundry show. If not, stop reading

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Unkind, Part Two

The beginning of this story… Devlin (continued) “Don’t move,” said Devlin. “I’m not going to hurt you.” She had her hair cut short, and she wore a dirty baseball cap and baggy clothes. It was no wonder that he had

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Posted in Blog, Fiction, Unlikely & Other Stories

Unkind, Part One

Devlin The street was full of people, all hurrying to get somewhere. No one noticed a young man leaning against a wall minding his own business, but he saw everyone who walked by. He gauged and judged each one in

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One Man’s Trash Is Another Man’s Pleasure (or You’re Not Going To Throw That Out Are You?)

So, I have to admit – I have a fondness for other people’s junk. Since I was young lad, I have loved pouring over garage sales, thrift stores, and especially second-hand bookstores. Granted there is a lot of useless trash

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Posted in Blog, Insidious Inspiration

The Five Stages Of Writing (or I Feel Your Pain)

Like dealing with grief, writing also has five stages. STAGE ONE – Caffeination Most writing begins with some sort of stimulant. Much writing is done late at night because writers are so easily distracted during the day and fail to

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Posted in Blog, Word Nerd

Trolls and Challenges (or No Post Today)

No post today because I wasted invested all of my allotted blogging time on this story on my other blog. Please go and check it out and I’ll be back tomorrow. Also, sorry about making you click through the extra

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Posted in 3(Blah) + 3(Yada) = (Blog), Announcements, Blog, Tell me another story

Have You Given Up On NaNoWriMo Yet? (or It’s All Downhill From Here)

It’s a more than halfway through the month of November, and the NaNoWriMo weak have fallen by the wayside. If you are one of the dedicated few who have stuck it out this far, I salute you. I don’t think

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Crickets (Halloween Flash Fiction)

I posted a piece of horror flash fiction on my other blog for Halloween. I hope you enjoy it.

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Challenge Accepted (or WTF WordPress)

Ugh!. Now I think they’re trying to spite me. WordPress has Freshly Pressed themselves about how to get Freshly Pressed. SO meta… And if you still don’t know what I’m talking about Photo courtesy of

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Posted in Announcements, Blog, I'm Just Saying, Whine Tasting

This Post Has Everything (or Go On, I Dare You)

So I figure the secret to a successful blog is getting people to read it. Okay, that might seem obvious, but bear with me for a moment. Now, the best way to get people to read your blog is either

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