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The Awkward Truth of Being A Writer #2

Being a writer is not the most glamorous job in the world. Forget the JK Rowling’s writing in trendy cafe’s in the city. Forget the movie deals and the 6-figure royalty cheques. 339 more words

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H A P P I N E S S

I stumbled on this just the other day and saved it because I thought about what a great reminder it is. There are so many who struggle trying to reach or “find” happiness, generally looking to material or tangible things, new adventures, money or promotions, to fulfill the desire when in reality, we have the choice to simply “be happy.” 46 more words

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Quick round-up

I should be busy packing since I’m heading off tomorrow to this year’s Crime & Publishment weekend at The Mill Forge in Gretna Green, Scotland.  I went last year, had an absolute blast, met some wonderful people, and picked up all sorts of weird and wonderful facts about crime writing, so I’m really looking forward to repeating the experience. 154 more words

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I Do Not Hate People.

Humanity has such promise,
Humanity has much amiss.

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What I've Been...

Watching:

‘Whiplash’

More drumming than all James Bond films put together. Fact. You could add in all past and future Star Wars films and you still wouldn’t even be almost or nearly or just about close. 186 more words

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Social Darwinism

100 words for Friday Fictioneers based on the photo prompt from Erin Leary. Thanks to all who read Dream of the Dragonfly and commented during the preceding week. 188 more words

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Social Media Presence

the virtual façade
fools others
and sometimes ourselves
until cracks become
too deep to plaster

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