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I do what I can to get work done.  That doesn’t mean any one thing, though.  It just means I try everything. On a daily basis.  (From “An Interview with David Anthony Durham” in The Writer’s Chronicle, Volume 46, Number 4, February 2014) Gent confessed in a new preface he wrote for “...
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Here's an interesting take on "writing what you know." In the June 11, 2013 issue of The New York Times, author Sarah Jio writes about how one night of abject terror helps her to write about fear. For the first time, in this essay, she writes about that night and goes on to explain how the...
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A poem dedicated to Wendy Bishop at http://neverendingstorydepository.wordpress.com/2013/06/08/poem-she-burned-bright/
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Part 2 of my two-part short story Together Forever is now up at The Community Storyboard. Please read to learn about the fate of Ms. (Irene) Brooks.
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If you like your stories on the spooky side, then please read Part 1 of my two-part short story, Together Forever, at The Community Storyboard!
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Please read my short short "Sunday Dinner" at The Community Storyboard (http://neverendingstorydepository.wordpress.com/2013/05/31/sunday-dinner/) and stay to read other wonderful stories and poems.
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"We all have our baggage, and I think the trick is not resisting it but accepting it, understanding that the worst experience has a valuable gift wrapped inside if you're willing to receive it."  -Jeanette Walls as quoted in "Mommy Nearest,"  The New York Times Magazine, May 26, 2013, pp...
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Do you remember when you left Was it whenYou looked up into the night skyAnd saw the brilliant starsThe expanding universeThe mysteries of the galaxiesThe endlessness of Time Was it whenYou looked down into my eyesAnd saw the faintest of lightThe boundaries of my soulThe simpleness of my mindThe...
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