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Unnerving.

What do you think? Do you agree? Is this a good idea? Should we lockdown everyone who hasn’t had a COVID vaccination? Perhaps we should put them in ‘internment camps’ (better ones than the Nazis’ had, of course). Personally, I … Continue reading

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What Should Be Included in Your First Draft? – by J. D. Edwin… — Chris The Story Reading Ape’s Blog

on The Write Practice: What should be included in your first draft? Writing the first draft of a book is incredibly difficult. So much so that many writers don’t even finish their first draft. Why is this? And how can … Continue reading

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Review – Boyka: Undisputed

  I am an action film fan.  Some would say I borderline on fanatic.  Either way, I love me some action movies.  This past weekend I was roaming around Netflix and discovered Boyka:  Undisputed starring Scott Adkins.  It is a … Continue reading

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Escape!

When you’re in pain, the least little annoying thing can become HUGE! and cause you to throw your hands up in the air in a) disgust; b) annoyance in general; and c) futility.  Since Spring is supposedly trying to get … Continue reading

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Really Good Information

Originally posted on The Write Nook: A few weeks ago, Publisher’s Weekly came out with a ranking of America’s top 20 publishing houses for 2016. It’s no surprise who the top 5 were, but what’s really important is what came … Continue reading

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A Leaf Falls To The Ground Outside My Window – Look! D&D!

The leaves are beginning to turn here in Lexington.  The trees are still mostly green, though, and there is still summer heat, but it’s different.  There is a definitive feeling of its fading in the not-so-distant future.  For the first … Continue reading

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Coding “White Trash” in Academia

Source: Coding “White Trash” in Academia I read this essay and, by the end, I was in silent tears.  I know exactly what this person is saying and it is true.  Coming from Appalachia I am very proud of where … Continue reading

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Trying To Settle

Settle23.  to become calm or composed (often followed by down): I’ll wait until the class settles before starting the lesson.  (http://www.dictionary.com/browse/settle?s=t) Today found me smiling, singing as I swept the floors from my wheelchair, and contemplating other projects I could … Continue reading

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Sun Sitter

The doctor’s office called today and I am breathing better than before: The knee isn’t broken, nor are the tendons, muscles, or ligaments torn away from bone, fake joint, or anything else. The leg was over-stressed, which means it is … Continue reading

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Sometimes Talking It Out Helps

I haven’t put pen to paper once today.  Why?  There are some questions I need to answer about something going on in the novel.  I knew this particular thing was going to happen.  It is a change occurring when you … Continue reading

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