Category Archives: writing

On Tap: Hitching a Ride

This is what’s playing now at V’s Place. A note: at the end of the month I won’t be posting on this page anymore. I would love to have you come with me over to the new site, so please … Continue reading

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On Rejection

What is currently playing over at V’s Place, my new online home: “I discovered that rejections are not altogether a bad thing. They teach a writer to rely on his own judgment and to say in his heart of hearts, … Continue reading

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You are hereby invited…

I felt hollowed out. I wondered if there was any me left inside or if I was exactly like those thin, chocolate bunnies that looked so good on the outside, but just fall apart in my hand. –Excerpt from The … Continue reading

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I wrote something on here last night and deleted it in the morning. A few of you read it and we can discuss it if you want. I don’t mind, I was just ranting. Does anyone else feel that life … Continue reading

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The Not-So-Secret Society

“Shoes!” someone said. “Death,” said another. “Ha ha!” said a third. “Are you in?” Stephen gave it a name. Heidi gave it a face. I’m giving it a good going over because I don’t write short stories 10,000 words long. … Continue reading

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Facebook is insane!

There, I said it. Now, I am not going to go around screaming from the port bow to abandon ship, I’m just going to tell you what I did and why I did it. I don’t know the first thing … Continue reading

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The blue-white light district

“The first draft of anything is shit.” Ernest Hemingway I shouldn’t be here. It’s 6:30 in the morning and I have a cup of coffee and the last piece of sweet potato pie and I shouldn’t be here. I should … Continue reading

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