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A New Story: At Least A Beginning

I’ve never been good at letting go. I thought that after the first few times of having to let go of someone I love that it would become easier, but this is not the case at all. Every moment of … Continue reading

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“That Last Day”

This is what I’ve written so far on the story I’m working on. When I was eighteen years old my senior class sponsor, Mr. Clark, asked the graduating class of 1991 to write on a sheet of paper where we … Continue reading

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The Process

As I’ve made mention in the past couple weeks I have been somewhat struggling with ‘“writer’s block.” It was an issue of struggling to find the story that I wanted to tell. Over the past few months I’ve jotted down … Continue reading

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First Paragraph Poll

I follow a literary agent’s blog and he is conducting a first paragraph contest. I have decided to enter the contest but can’t decide which first paragraph I want to enter. I can only enter one. So I am asking … Continue reading

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Frustration Along the Way

After I finished writing my first novel I felt a sense of accomplishment because a goal had been achieved. I realized I had done something that most people only talk about doing. I felt good to say the least. After … Continue reading

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Lessons Along the Way

When I began writing my first novel ten years ago I had this grand idea that I would write this great story, get published within a year of completion, become a bestselling author, do interviews on news shows, book signings, … Continue reading

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