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Plotter or Pantser? What’s Your Writing Style?

As a writer, do you outline everything before hand? Or do you wing it, just sit down to write and see what comes out each day? If you ask any fiction writer how they write, their answer will place them firmly into one of two camps. They are either a Plotter, or a...

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Summer on Earth is Officially Out! – 3 New Reviews

I wanted to share my excitement with everybody, as my new novel, Summer on Earth, is officially released today. This has been a long time coming, and I'm sure you can all appreciate that I feel like a proud new father right now. I'm just starting to get reviews in,...

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Booklist Review of Summer on Earth

I just got our review for Summer on Earth on Booklist. Booklist is "a book-review magazine that has been published by the American Library Association for more than 100 years, and is widely viewed as offering the most reliable reviews to help libraries decide what to...

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Friday Fiction – Lions, Tigers and Bears – Part 2

Lions, Tigers and Bears Part 1 Lions, Tigers and Bears Part 2 The rest of the week Larry buckled down and got to work.  He woke early every morning, had a quick cup of coffee and went right outside to paint.  He finished the scraping on Thursday and the trim on...

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Friday Fiction Lions, Tigers And Bears – Part 1

For Friday fiction, this is a story I wrote quite a while back. It's fairly long, so I have split it into 2 parts. The second installment will post next Friday. Lions, Tigers and Bears Larry slumped down in his chair and let the newspaper fall to the floor.  It had...

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Friday Fiction — An Executive Level Companion Primate

My goal is to post some short fiction every Friday. Hence the name, Friday Fiction. I was always a reader, but I didn't consider myself a writer until much later. A long time back, my brother and I wrote a number of stories about Cousin Larry (it's a long story) which...

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Friday Fiction – The Magic Riverboat

On a trip down to Peru last Summer, I spent a few days in the jungle at a lodge overlooking a tributary of the Amazon river. The night sky there was amazing, and you could see a big swath of the Milky Way, along with a whole set of stars and constellations that aren't...

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