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15 years on...

It is almost 15 years to the day that my life changed forever. That I was placed upon the path I am upon now. I wonder what my life would be like if things had taken a different course; perhaps I would now be married, with children of my own, like my mother when she was my age. 378 more words



#TenThingsNotToSayToAWriter is trending on Twitter.

My favorites are:

*So what’s your real job then?

*I’m so jealous! Being a writer is so easy! I’d love to be able to make stuff up all day and get paid for it. 65 more words

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A 24-Year-Old’s Diary Entries From Late October, 1975

Tuesday, October 21, 1975

10 PM. Ultimately everything in my life turns to comedy, which is probably all for the best. I’ve just come from meeting Vince; we met halfway between my house and Ridgewood, where he lives, at the Galaxy diner on Linden Boulevard and Pennsylvania Avenue in East New York. 3,806 more words

A 24-Year-Old’s Diary Entries From Mid-October, 1975

Sunday, October 12, 1975

4 PM. Really, there are times when it takes very little to make me happy: a good night’s sleep, a fresh autumn day, a noon movie in Manhattan, the smell of some woman’s perfume, memories, a hamburger and a Tab, a drive through Brooklyn. 4,194 more words

The Redeemer

Hello everyone!

This week’s post is based on this post.

I will admit, when I hear the word “redemption”, I tend to think of Hollywood movies where the main character seeks revenge for the loss of a friend or loved one. 338 more words


100 Posts!

Glad my eldest persuaded me to blog about our holidays.  It’s been lots of fun.

100 more hopefully!

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Readwrites: your procrastination is my "novel research"

That’s basically what the name of this site means. Iqra=”read”, so “readwrites”. “Iqra” is my name so of course what I really mean is “I write”. 357 more words

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