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Franz Kafka Died on This Date

Franz Kafka died on this date in 1924; he had been ill for much of his life, spending a great deal of time in various sanitariums. 173 more words

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"Replace All"

Autocorrect. Spellcheck. Tab stops. Cut and paste. These are a few of the little things in word processing that are a mixed bag of blessings and curses. 780 more words

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George Sand Born on This Date

French author George Sand (the pseudonym of French write Amandine Aurore Dupin) born this day in 1804. Sand was known not only for her writing, but for habit of public ally wearing men’s clothing and smoking. 21 more words

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Anniversary Extraordinaire

This month not only represents the anniversary of my first ever finished novel, but it’s also my blog’s anniversary: three years at the end of the month! 598 more words

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My Visit to the Real World on 6-30-15

After months of little more in life than writing and book marketing, I emerged today to mow the lawn, buy new bookshelves, and do a few mundane tasks that needed doing. 485 more words

well I got a job and tried to put my money away but I got debts that no honest man can pay...

And what really is live television if not but a look into the past it’s a question in Carter’s head almost like you see a balloon above his head text for a cartoon a comic strip and that’s what they become Carter and Electra they become like stick figures the furniture the enclosed patio turn into pencil drawings only the TV remains real made of glass and plastic the inside projecting to the outside but there’s always a slight delay even for light even for edited recordings reruns so this could have happened today just now but it’s never quite just now it’s always a little later if not yesterday last weekend and you already got the feel that this is Mother’s Day by the white rose he brought her sitting on the patio table and if you look ahead without repeating yourself the cat was dead but now it’s come back a memory just before looking and that’s what you see first in the only thing that’s still real you see the cat on the TV screen and it’s alive but you really don’t know if it’s alive now and how quickly can you look away and then look again and you see the cat but you hear a dog howling like it’s trying to bay something up a tree and then the screen turns into the DMV the date on the roll-top calendar at the end of each line where civil servants stand behind computers is a little different it’s ahead of Mother’s Day but still a little behind from now and you see her standing in line with her number you see Carter’s ex-wife Mary Jane Smiley and she’s screaming at her smartphone. 51 more words

A Work In Progress

Ready Player One Review

I’m a gamer. I’m also a product of the 80s and 90s. So, whenever there’s anything nostalgic I go crazy like the good geek I am. 554 more words

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