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My Haunted Village

This month I will give you a brief tour of my haunted Halloween cemetery. This idea sprang from the day I picked up three cheap plastic tombstones from the local craft store to put on my windowsill for Halloween. Now … Continue reading

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Renasence

–image from Wikimedia Commons I’d never seen anything like it, that pool of foul black water filling my kitchen sink. A faint watery sound was coming from the cabinet under the sink. I opened the cabinet door and saw a … Continue reading

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A Mazement

–Longleat Hedge Maze (England), from Wikimedia Commons I can’t speak for others, but for me the journey of writing is like walking through a maze—specifically a hedge maze, set in a sunny clearing in the middle of a deep, dark … Continue reading

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Fire and Ice

                                              — image from Wikimedia Commons I have always had a passion for learning and the curiosity to match. It’s amazing how little I know about English poetry so this summer I have started on a self-improvement kick, studying one … Continue reading

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Perfect Pizza!

Available now on Amazon: Perfect Pizza and Other Low Carb Delights  

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Choices

  — image from Wikimedia Commons I stood in front of the display, trying to clear my mind. Tartar control? Cavity protection? Whitening formula? Mouthwash crystals? Baking soda? Tea tree oil? “May I help you?” said a clerk at my … Continue reading

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My first Goodreads giveaway

(fireworks image from Desktop Nexus) My first Goodreads giveaway is in progress starting today. Stop by Goodreads and get a free copy of my novel Unearthly: Goodreads giveaway for Unearthly Please leave a review, if you would like to, at Goodreads … Continue reading

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I reddit Last Night

— picture courtesy of Wikimedia Commons After YouTube, reddit has to be the greatest time waster in the world. Whenever I am trying to fix an awkward place in my first draft, reddit comes to my recue. It’s probably the … Continue reading

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Spring Break

No, not an enthusiastic post about the excitement of spring break in general, but an announcement about a spring break of my own. Due to various writing-related activities I will be taking a short break from posting in here, and … Continue reading

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Falling to Pieces

–photograph taken from Wikimedia Commons One recent Saturday afternoon I settled down in an easy chair with a stack of saltine crackers, a glass of orange juice, and an old friend, the friend being one of my favorite novels. When … Continue reading

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Are You Amazing?

*Disclaimer: There is no such tool in real life as a Swiss Army nail clippers, but I wish there were. Can you hush a crying baby instantly? Play a piece of music perfectly after hearing it only once? Know immediately … Continue reading

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The Dark Side of Information Addiction

I am an information junkie. I have a lust for information so powerful that it would probably qualify as one of the seven deadly sins. No matter how remote the possibility of usefulness, I cannot, simply cannot, pass by an … Continue reading

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