Circling

I feel like I’m circling around the heart of the book. It feels good, really. I’ve got some 30 or 40 pages put back together, but it’s obviously not started in exactly the right place. I feel like I’m out in the ocean, riding small waves into shore as a trial while the rest of […]

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A Week Off

Geez–it’s been awhile, hasn’t it? So, what’s up, you ask? Or, I guess, seeing that it’s just me and me here, I must be the one asking. The good news, though, is that I’ve been vacationing this week–but not really vacationing. You see, due to the discrepancy in our jobs Lisa has a bit less […]

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Finished

Galmour of the God-Touched is finally done and comes in weighing just over 92K words. It feels pretty good to get a book-length work to the point I feel good about it again.  The rust is falling off, slowly but surely.

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Finding Fault

Yes, I suppose it’s about $700B of corporate greed.  And yes, I agree it’s not a good idea to reward bad decisions by paying off the big-wigs who made them.  But I think that’as all missing the point. I was talking to a co-worker the other day and I said: You know, I really don’t […]

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Milestone Achieved

I don’t consider myself to have ever really stopped writing, though it looks like it from the outside, and I certainly stopped publishing.  I’m thinking a lot about this lately as I draw to the end of this novel rewrite.  If I come up with any great understandings about why I think this, I’ll let […]

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100 Pages

So I’ve gotten down to under a hundred pages to go.  With only a little luck I’ll complete the rewrite by the end of next week.  It’s been more work than expected because, honestly, my line writing was not very good.  Strange how time gives you distance.  There was a time where I would have […]

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Chapter 19

So I got to Chapter 19 and everything went off the wire. I mean…yeah…ok. Let me start from the semi-beginning because I know so many folks are reading this that you forget a few things. Part, the First: Rather than start this new writing kick by doing something small, like a short story, I decided […]

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Usain Bolt

Usain Bolt ran a 9.69 100-meter dash yesterday to break his own world record and win an Olympic gold medal. His run was so dominant that he essentially stopped running in the last 20 meters, and instead began his celebration. I admit I’ve become inured to the in-game celebration. It happens now, regardless. A guy […]

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Simple Goals

I have given myself a goal. This goal thing works for me. I don’t know why. I mean, I should be able to just sit down and write as a general course of action, but for me I’ve always needed a goal that I believed in to really make something stick. My goal came about […]

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