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Taking a Hiatus, A Break, a long overdue b

After 627 published posts (this one will be 628), literally a post a day (or more) since December of 2013, I am taking a break. Perhaps permanently in pursuit of other writing goals. Perhaps temporarily. This has been coming for … Continue reading

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Side Interests: Alternatives to Improve

The bad news: incremental improvement is all there is. It’s disappointing, but I think most of us recognize that it’s true. That said even despite the times where we have a number of simultaneous incremental improvements on several areas that … Continue reading

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Huh? Why Haven’t I?

Editing… Not something I am truly the best at with my own work. But I hear that’s a common problem. Having a conversation today, I realize that I really spend almost no time at all editing anything. Mostly, I just … Continue reading

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Jumping off Rocks: What am I up to?

Watching J jump off rocks is pretty amazing. A year and a half ago, I jumped off a rock towards a particular end. Writing is both a dark place of massive anxiety for me and simultaneously a place of peace … Continue reading

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Book Review Season…. Interpretive Discourse

Over the last few months, I’ve polished off some pretty good books and managed to avoid stinkers. For the next few days, I plan on offering some reviews of four┬áscience fiction books and at least one spiritual formation book and … Continue reading

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Beta Reading, Opening a Gate to More

Google+ gave me a chance to meet a few writers, and this last week I was given a chance to beta read for an author working on her second book. I’m pretty excited about having had this opportunity, and it … Continue reading

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A Child Like Creativity with a Grown Up Palate

The whimsy of a child finds amazement at everything that surrounds them. Instinctively, they tell stories and play with toys, they tell you what exactly the squiggles on the page look like. It’s this creativity that we want in adults … Continue reading

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