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Chapter 7 of My First Novel (First Draft)

So I haven’t written a single word of my own personal work in about three weeks now. It is a mixture of professional writing committments with a lack of inspiration that is keeping me from my work. 2,453 more words

Writing

Getting Into the Habit

For as long as I have been a writer, I don’t think I’ve ever consciously gotten into the habit of writing every single day. Even when I was blogging everyday, (which for myself, I don’t really consider “writing”—as it does not further my work-in-progress), I often would write several posts in a single sitting and simply schedule them for the rest of the week.  430 more words

Writing

Breaking Into Mortuaries

“Breaking into mortuaries at 3 A.M. to kidnap stone-cold stiffs and bludgeon security biffs ain’t no way to make a farthing,” he was fond of saying. 8 more words

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Urged to write on, and faster!

I must chug along and getting writing with ‘A Million Smiles for June’. A dear close friend of mine has been following the tale and I was unawares. 145 more words

Writing

REVIEW: EIGHT MONTHS ON GHAZZAH STREET BY HILARY MANTEL

EIGHT MONTHS ON GHAZZAH STREET BY HILARY MANTEL

4TH ESTATE (PAPER BACK), 1988

299 PAGES 

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BLURB FROM THE COVER 

Frances Shore makes maps for her living, but when her husband’s work takes the couple of Saudi Arabia she’s lost within Jeddah’s ever-developing streets. 411 more words

Fiction

A Dishonorable Cretin

“I don’t want Joe to have the triumph of dying at the hands of any of my best gunslingers,” countered Boss. “I want him to go down by the lucky-shot of some dishonorable cretin. 12 more words

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You can't kills me for the Knows

“You sees you has the payment but I has the knows. I can kills you for your guns but you can’t kills me for the knows. 43 more words

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