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Short and sweet

Just finished another short story, 1126 words.
A place name that gave me an idea that it certainly shouldn’t be what it appeared to say it was. 17 more words


Books and Food; my perfect quote

“I ate them like salad, books were my sandwich for lunch, my tiffin and dinner and midnight munch. I tore out the pages, ate them with salt, doused them with relish, gnawed on the bindings, turned the chapters with my tongue! 42 more words


Today’s Headlines Are Filled With Murder And Madness (Stop Monsters)

As we get closer to Halloween, more people will be talking about monsters, evil, and other world possibilities.

Our imaginations will liberate, and we can express ourselves, without fear of rejection, during this acceptable time of year appropriate for mayhem and trouble. 822 more words


The N.E.A. interview series

Okay, I guess a few of you will already know about these, but the other day I came across the National Endowment for the Arts series of interviews with the likes of Amy Tan, Tobias Wolff, Ray Bradbury, Ernest Gaines and Rudolpho Anaya.  23 more words

Advice to Writers: Ray Bradbury

Whether you like Ray Bradbury or not, you have to give him at least this much:  he was very prolific and, in terms of money and popularity, at least, very successful. 412 more words


“You must write every single day of your life…You must lurk in libraries and climb the stacks like ladders to sniff books like perfumes and wear books like hats upon your crazy heads….may you be in love every day for the next 20,000 days.

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Been busy

I submitted a story to Midnight Breakfast yesterday.

I also wrote a short just now, literally JUST finished it.

1126 words, an odd little piece. I had a title and a fragment of idea that I think I managed to make work.