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Writing: The Creative Loop, Hemingway and Fecal Matter

Five years ago, I came across the following tweet: At that point, I was ony a novice writer (and I probably still am), but I instantly recognized each step of the process, especially steps 3 and 4. I am very familiar with those steps. (Sigh). As you may gather from the tweet, the creative process… Continue reading Writing: The Creative Loop, Hemingway and Fecal Matter

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Site Update

I've made some cosmetic changes to the site, such as changing the colors, adding some ads (let's see if I can make some pennies at this) and adding a link to the right to make it easier to follow this site. Click on it, enter the password and you'll get email notifications when I post… Continue reading Site Update

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Joyland: A Sentimental Ride with Stephen King

Sentimental [sen-tuh-men-tl]:  adjective expressive of or appealing to sentiment, especially the tender emotions and feelings, as love, pity, or nostalgia: characterized by or showing sentiment or refined feeling  (Definition, courtesy of dictionary.com). As I’ve grown older, I have learned that, deep down, I am a sentimental guy. Well, at least somewhat. I don't tear up while watching commercials,… Continue reading Joyland: A Sentimental Ride with Stephen King

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Groundhog Day (or How an A-Hole Learned to Be Happy)

It’s been twenty-five years since “Groundhog Day,” starring Bill Murray, premiered (a fact that I have a hard time accepting; of course, I have a hard time accepting that many things happened decades ago).  “Groundhog Day” is one of my favorite comedies, with “Airplane,” a far different movie, its only competition for the top spot. … Continue reading Groundhog Day (or How an A-Hole Learned to Be Happy)