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Another excerpt from my abandoned novel

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Comfortably Unhappy

I’m going to call these pieces writing sketches. They’re short and meant to go nowhere.  I might do something with them one day. Edmund wore a hat on most days…

Polar Bear

There doesn’t seem to be a way to ignore the world’s realities anymore, so Cassie is ready to create a world of her own. She has adopted an imaginary polar…

The Opposite Direction

Jake sat in the grass at the foot of the great statue. He didn’t know what the statue signified, but he was drawn to it for some reason. Every day…

Must be in a dream

The woman found she was on her feet and walking along a winding highway. She could see mountains in the hazy distance. She looked down at her feet to see shoes…

NaNo Yes or No?

I’ve been feeling the urge to write something substantial. I want to work on something, really work. I want to develop a writing practice. The problem is, I don’t know…

About a Book

I recently listened to The Good Luck of Right Now by Matthew Quick. I’m going to write about it, but I’m not calling this a book review. I don’t feel…

More thoughts about writing

November is over, and  that means all of those people who did NaNoWriMo will stop posting Facebook updates about their progress.  I tried NaNoWriMo a couple of times and failed…

Writing is difficult!

I signed up for The Fiction Project. Now I’m writing a story  to put in the little book they sent me after they received my $60.00. I think I signed…