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The Beard will not approve some of this content, but it’s what’s going on in my head. I received another bad review. Seriously, I don’t dwell. I spend more of my time convincing the Beard that it’s okay. Not everyone …

As an English teacher, I hammered the difference between editing and revision. Editing covered mechanics and revision covered content. As a writer, more specifically a recently published writer I’ve discovered an irritating amount of variances in the single term, edit. …

This morning I learned that an old friend of mine passed away. I haven’t seen or spoken with Japhy for over 25 years. He belongs to that hazy, edge blurred film that is my adolescence. My own kids are traversing …

 Father’s day brings the same emotional response from The Beard as Mother’s Day does me. Meh. Funny thing these days created to honor. I suppose, when kids become grown and enlightened, the day brings feelings that hang in the background …

Note: I wrote this post with The Beard’s specific objections. I love that man! Writing isn’t new to me, but publishing my first book took me down a new road. I’ve discussed my love of Natalie Goldberg’s Writing Down the …

I woke from a dream this morning. Not unusual, I dream almost every night. Vivid, movie reel dreams haunt me sometimes for days. This dream reoccurs with various themes. I dreamt of being an air traffic controller, my occupation in …

Navigating the publishing route is filled with rip tides, typhoons and dangerous beasts. Here There Be Dragons…..uh, no kidding. Hunting for four years to find a collaborative editor finally yielded a person I believe will offer constructive feedback. Yes, I …

Today is my birthday. Yeah, I know….have a fabulous day. Blah, blah, blah. Not that I don’t appreciate the benedictions and well wishing from the people I love. I like being thought of as much as anyone. I work at …

Good Morning! Whew! I’m glad that weekend is over. High school graduation is all well and dandy, but let’s face it….in the grander scope of things, high school is inconsequential. For those of us writers, it was probably pretty miserable. …

With all the graduation prep and yard work (the snow finally melted) I’m struggling to find writing time. When I do find it, I’m drawing up blanks. My brain is cooking during times when it’s impractical to write. Driving….great scenes …

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