Tag Archives: Publishing

Freefallin’

I’ve done three static-line skydives, never done the freefall, but still was intrigued with the possibilities detailed within this story. It still gives me the heebie-jeebies re-reading it. Yeah. My palms are still sweating…. This story originally appeared in Black … Continue reading

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Blondie’s

This story originated from a situation when my then-girlfriend and I had to take shelter from a heinous and torrential downpour back in the summer of 1984. Brenda and I had been driving back in separate cars to North Dakota … Continue reading

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St. Vincent

I follow a belief system that is not traditional. I don’t say I follow “XYZ” because I don’t like attributing labels to what I believe in. But some of its concepts can be quite a reach for many: that we … Continue reading

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Brains

This story gives new meaning to someone who has a “mind of their own.” Stories about parts of our bodies taking on lives of their own can be interesting. Is it an obvious story idea for writers…or is it more … Continue reading

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Publishing Monopoly?

I’m not as “hooked” into the whole publishing angst like I used to be, and to be frank about it, I’m glad I’m not. I’m tired of the same old arguments…tired of the animosities…and how much of it what is … Continue reading

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The Ballad of fReD BeAn

Where do I come up with this shit? Who knows…but this humorous little oddity (like “Fear”) just popped into my head one day—pardon the pun!—and I do like to occasionally pen the macabre! Also reminds me of that comedic sketch … Continue reading

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What NOT To Do in Publishing

Okay, so I’ve been seriously writing since I was six…and since 1987 as an actual business…and I’ve heard a lot of what to do to get published. Heard all kinds of advice. Which I’m going to share with you, now. … Continue reading

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