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Weekend Edition - The Writer's Home Office plus Good Reads and Writing Tips

In Search of the Perfect Writer’s Home Office:

As I mentioned last week, I’m moving next Saturday. Our new place is about six hundred square feet (give or take) smaller than the place we’re in now, so downsizing is the name of the game. 1,024 more words


After The Darkness: Beta Reader Feedback Positive So Far

The sixth episode of After The Darkness is still out with some beta readers, but so far I’m receiving positive feedback. Once the remaining beta readers respond by the 18th, the ebook should be available by the beginning of May. 121 more words


For the Love of Libraries

Growing up, our local library was almost a second home to me. Both my parents worked, so in the afternoons my sister and I would often walk the short distance from school to the library and spend a couple of hours tucked away in what was then a modest children’s room. 931 more words


Frame Narrative Fiction

As a lover of fantasy I’m often drawn to stories built on a foundation of lore, myth, and history. If a fantasy is good, I feel immersed and intrigued.  701 more words


Weekend Edition - A Place to Write plus Writing Tips and Good Reads

Welcome to the Weekend Edition. Grab a cuppa and settle in for a meander. Glad to have you here.

A Place to Write:

We’re moving in a couple of weeks. 1,284 more words


And Let the (Writing) Church Say Amen

Someone I care about sent an email to a few of us. He’d put out a tableful of his massive book collection for us to peruse and pick over. 60 more words

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Stay Loud: An Artistic Response to the WV Water Crisis

I need to process today–the sunshine, the chilling winds, the captured photos, the lost videos, the small-but-attentive crowd. I’ll fill in the details in my next post, but right now, what I want to say is that I am grateful for the Jack and Janet to my Chrissy (if you’re a 70′s baby, you’ll understand the reference; if not, Google “Three’s Company sitcom”)–Zach Williams and Ashley Higginbotham–we’re a solid team. 78 more words

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