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Blood on the page

Jeez–my edit marks outnumber my actual words. Draft one–you are a trainwreck. Still, it feels good to finish the first pass. There’s good stuff in there, I just have to cut the wheat from the chaff. Cull the smaller fish. … Continue reading

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Now my failure, I mean story, is complete

The first draft of my new short story Netherhouse Liquidation is complete. And yet, I am plagued by question–why do I always want to spell short story as shorty? Discuss.

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In lieu of content I give you a list

My brain resists all attempts to wring creative blogging from it, so instead I note my writing goals for 2009: 1. Finish the short story I’m working on, which features the same characters and setting as my new novel-in-progress. 2. … Continue reading

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What I’m reading

I’ve snapped a picture of the three books I’m actively reading. This neglects the forty or so books stacked at my nightstand (I’m not kidding). Not sure what this selection says about me.

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FIOS

Anyone else using Verizon FIOS for the the watching of TV? I have FIOS installed for Internet and phone, and I’m mulling an expansion of service. They can do multi-room DVR, which my current DISH satellite setup can not (not … Continue reading

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