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I’m jumpin’ on the Lawrence Block bandwagon!

He has the right idea. I just don’t know if I can implement it. He goes into seclusion to write a new book. Wow. He’s so prolific! I could write a whole lotta stuff if I could only put the rest … Continue reading

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Fame.

I suspect you want it.  Most authors do.  Who doesn’t want to be the next big thing? I realized a long time ago I would never write the great American novel.  I lowered my expectations and did away with my … Continue reading

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Uno, Dos, Tres…’to be’ – more examples.

More examples of the active verb…to be. Excerpts from wonderful authors. a. Jack slid his cold hand between Ennis’s legs, said he was worried about his boy who was, no doubt about it, dyslexic or something, couldn’t get anything right, … Continue reading

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