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Bit of Drama

The axe gleamed dully in the afternoon light.  Its edge was marked with a coat of crimson, still a long way from congealing in the oppressive humidity.  A bit of flesh was clumped at one end of the curve, marring … Continue reading

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The door

At night, when the moonlight fills the hallway, there is a door no one can see.  It’s just a few feet past the grandfather clock that chimes softly at midnight.  Sometimes it’s made of old wood, cracked and rotting with … Continue reading

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On Writing

You often write 10 lines to get single good one For three years I have participated in Nanowrimo. I have “won” with usually around 70,000 words. But by the time I’m done editing, reviewing, polishing, and rewriting often less than … Continue reading

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Creativity Self-Analysis

Creativity is the basic spark that separates mankind from animals.  A chimpanzee can use a rock as a tool, but man looked at that rock, shrugged, and said to himself, ‘I can make better’.  We draw on cave walls and … Continue reading

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