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Friday Nite (Show) Lights

This week, we did the first ever Friday night taping of The Nite Show in Bangor, Modern Philosophers. Usually, Friday nights are reserved for our “on the road” tapings, but given the price of gas and Danny’s outstanding warrants in … Continue reading

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Please Be Quiet, I’m Plotting

“You’re extremely quiet today,” Holly pointed out after taking a sip of her coffee.  “Not that I’m complaining.  For years I’ve wished you had a mute button so I could enjoy moments like this.” It was the Sunday before taxes … Continue reading

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Nite Show Dance Party USA

I’m going to be honest with you, Modern Philosophers: Writing can be a frustrating, soul crushing, self-confidence destroying business. Lately, I’ve been letting the weight of my query letter rejections get me down.  I’m starting to question whether I’m meant … Continue reading

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Hope To Hear From You

It’s been a busy week, Modern Philosophers.  There’s been snow, frigid temperatures, and now I seem to have caught a cold.  The last one is nothing major, but there’s been some annoying coughing and disturbed sleep.  Don’t worry, though, I … Continue reading

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Into the Trenches

“Well, I finally did it!” Aaron announced proudly. Holly stopped herself just as she was about to take a sip of her coffee.  “Oh no.  What did you do?” It was the Sunday before Presidents Day and the best friends … Continue reading

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Update on the Novel Process

Have no fear, Modern Philosophers, I am alive and well! I appreciate that some of you have reached out to check on me since the blog has been so quiet in the new year.  I wanted to assure you that … Continue reading

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Now You Know Too Much

“Do you think it’s possible to be too intelligent?” Aaron asked before he took a long sip of his Snapple. It was the Sunday after Thanksgiving and the best friends were still digesting leftovers as they sat on their favorite … Continue reading

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The Unexplored Julia Stiles Timeline

“I watched 10 Things I Hate About You last night,” Aaron threw out there as a conversation starter before he took a long sip of his Snapple. “Oh,” Holly remarked.  “Were you craving a little Shakespeare, but didn’t feel like … Continue reading

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When The Writer’s Left Unsupervised

Last night was another new taping of The Nite Show with Danny Cashman, Modern Philosophers. The thing about writing a TV show is that all my work is done before the taping.  Once we are on the set, I have … Continue reading

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A Novel Distraction: The Nite Show Is Back!

Querying agents and trying to get a novel published can be demoralizing, depressing, and frustrating, Modern Philosophers.  And trust me, there are way more words than those three that I could use to describe the process. It’s important to have … Continue reading

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