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The moment just before a kiss, or touch, or caress.  Those long hours leading up to a romantic rendezvous.  Anticipation.  It is achingly sweet and impossibly painful.  114 more words


Novel Take-Out - Week 14

I like Romantic Comedy when it comes to film. When I hit on a favorite I’ll watch it a bazillion times. Been doing this for years and years. 224 more words


King of Rewrites

I don’t know how you all are out in internet land, but I am the king of writing stuff and putting it in a drawer. Then, when I’m writing something, and I want to write a scene, I’ll remember writing something similar that was just awesome. 396 more words


The Cafe Strafing Run

I both love and hate editing.

When I say love, I mean “respect.” I think editing is important. Writing is just throwing ideas down and seeing if they stick. 215 more words

Infatuation vs. Obsession

Infatuation: an intense but short-lived passion or admiration for someone or something.

Obsession: the state of being obsessed with someone or something

I wrote a scene the other day and at one point I found myself saying, “call the police,” in response to something that the hero did shortly after meeting the heroine. 236 more words

Chris Brown is not the only one

Chris Brown is not the only one who should plead guilty. I’m nominating the folks at the Yahoo! front page who didn’t catch this assault on the English language: