Category Archives: Freestyle Friday

Amping Up the Volume

As I’ve aged, the entire television industry has engaged in a cruel conspiracy. Actually, it may not be the entire industry. It could be the manufacturers, or it could be the satellite and cable companies that provide the programs. I’m … Continue reading

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WHEW!

Whew! For over a year now, I’ve spent a good part of most days working on Fancy, my novella series. Actually, I’ve worked on the story off and on for nearly twenty years. You know, writing it, tossing it aside, … Continue reading

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Strong Women

A recent Facebook comment got me thinking about authors and the characters they choose for their protagonists. Although antagonists may drive the story so far as keeping the reader interested enough to turn the pages, I think it’s the protagonist … Continue reading

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Blessings

My wife Sharon and I have had several recent reminders how fleeting life can be and how blessed we are. —————————————— We may not have it all together, but together we have it all. —————————————— Early in 2012 we lost … Continue reading

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Procrastination

How is a procrastinator to deal with the pressures of life, much less the myriad things a writer must do these days? What makes someone procrastinate? —————————————— We may not have it all together, but together we have it all. … Continue reading

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Author Angst

What if you write a book, or series of books, and everyone who reads them agrees they are great reads, but nobody buys them because no one knows about them? What do you do then? —————————————— We may not have … Continue reading

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Should We Uphold the Constitution?

Any post a blogger might publish concerning partisan politics would be bound to ruffle feathers one way or another. Since I have very strong political opinions, I follow a rule of not making political comments at all. Sometimes, however, events … Continue reading

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