Category Archives: Writing

The Undisputed Champions of Texas, Part 33

Tex sat on the couch and strummed a tune on his guitar while Aspen anxiously paced the length of the apartment.  His eyes never left her because he was that drawn to her, even when she was doing nothing more … Continue reading

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The Undisputed Champions of Texas, Part 28

Maggie’s go to setting when she was worried was Full Organizational Mode. Michelle observed this in amusement as she sipped her white wine and watched her friend reorganize the bottles behind the bar for the third time in the last … Continue reading

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The Undisputed Champions of Texas, Part 27

Wally, Ng, and Vlak stood in the middle of the nearly empty warehouse.  They wore tactical gear, which clearly had not been needed, and focused their attention on the four cardboard boxes that silently mocked them from a few feet … Continue reading

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Will Query For Ice Cream

I’m just back from an ice cream run, Modern Philosophers, and I totally deserve it! As you might have picked up from careful reading of this blog, I do not enjoy the querying process.  I was horrible at it as … Continue reading

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Good News Travels Faster Than I Can

I really love my new Garmin, Modern Philosophers. I have been running and walking more because I want to make use of all its exciting features.  I don’t think I’m running any faster yet, but that’s more a problem with … Continue reading

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Something Shiny For The Mantel

Ever since I was a wee lad, Modern Philosophers, it’s been my dream to win the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay. I believe my Oscar lust was fueled at a very early age by watching the awards the year … Continue reading

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Where Have All The Pages Gone?

One would think that someone who famously suffers from abandonment issues would never turn his back on anyone, Modern Philosophers. However, I’ve done exactly that to the characters in my novel. I have not written a single word of that … Continue reading

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Writing In My Sleep

I thought I would use of all this stay at home time to develop a very particular set of skills, Modern Philosophers. No, I do not intend to learn how to track down terrorists who kidnap my daughter, but I … Continue reading

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Dirty Money

Trent and Monica cuddled on the couch as they watched TV.  There wasn’t anything exciting on, but at least it was something to do when there wasn’t much anyone could do.  At least they had each other. A knock on … Continue reading

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How My Day Ended With A Hollywood Twist

Once upon a time, Modern Philosophers, I woke up not sure if I even wanted to get out of bed and face the day.  Ever since COVID 19, social distancing, and stay at home orders hijacked our lives, every day … Continue reading

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