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Compass Rose

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Fiddlewood: A Flower’s Calling

A Flower’s Calling “Wakey – wakey,” said the Witch Queen, opening the door to Camille’s cell. It had only been a few hours but the Witch Queen looked far frailer than she had during their first encounter. Her voice was … Continue reading

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The Avenging Sword of Taste and Decency

“Of all the sad words of tongue or pen, the saddest of these: it might have been.” – John Greenleaf Whittier Those words will not find their way into my life. Writing is my job; it is my passion; and it is … Continue reading

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Days Later

Sometimes drawing is the perfect introduction to a day of editing… This is the start of a new chapter: Chirping Cardinal (Pg. 290) “Days later Hauptmann Wadel would drink half a bottle of smoky scotch to neutralize the metallic taste … Continue reading

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The Narrator (Yours Truly)

“We came in a big bang. It could have been the first, or the second, or the tenth. The truth is there is no telling. We came with or after the earth, but certainly not before it. That fact is … Continue reading

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Fiddlewood: Chapter Four

In which a cat is in a tree Camille stomped through the forest in a flamboyant fluster, swatting at the leaves and kicking at the dirt, because the Flamingos were too ill-bred to understand or appreciate the honor of dancing … Continue reading

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Getting lost

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The Next Chapter

There is a dichotomy of success and uncertainty at the end of every chapter. Where do I go from here? How do I maintain, even improve, the sequence of thought and activity that makes the plot unique? Sometimes all there … Continue reading

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Milestones

So it seems the gods have approved of my latest accomplishment. What is something that you’ve done recently that you are proud of? Could be a painting you’ve been working on, a short film, a story of your own, a … Continue reading

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