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Waste Paper

I wrote this short while having to recycle my old Writer’s Digest Magazines. Oh, if they only had Kindle versions back in the 90s. I begged my wife to let me keep the magazines. She hugged me and smiled as we watched the garbage men collect my dreams along with the morning trash.

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Freewriting: August 10, 2010

Note: This was discovered in a notebook I was going through last night. I thought it was interesting and added it here. I might develop it into something more in the future. Windowless walls surround me, as I like upward for the only source of light in this cell. It comes from a single bulb, just bright enough to cast my shadow on the wall. The bulb had been hastily painted — red, I think,…

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Creative sparks in 140 characters or less

Yesterday I sat at my desk and started thinking about — of all things that I could have been thinking about, mind you — Twitter. Yes, Twitter has finally made its way into my subconscious. I started thinking about all the things I could tweet about, when I got the bright I idea to try to write a poem in 140 characters or less. Sure, many people have done this to varying degrees of success.…

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Character intro: Charlie Harbison

Things are progressing well for Daddy’s Little Girl (DLG) as the first week of NaNoWriMo came to a close yesterday. I like to think of Sunday as the first of my week. I’m amazed at how well this project is fitting in with the entire Ascension universe. Because this is the first book in the series, I have to keep reminding myself that DLG, while being its own work, also serves as an introduction to…

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Mental doodle 08112010

Windowless walls surround me, as I like upward for the only source of light in this cell. It comes from a single bulb, just bright enough to cast my shadow on the wall. The bulb had been hastily painted — red, I think, though it could be orange — it’s hard to tell from where I’m sitting. Whomever the artist, they should stick with their day job. Painting should be left to artists, not butchers.…

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