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Unlikely Fictional Valentines

If there’s one thing I’ve learned from hundreds of novels and romantic comedies, it’s that you should never let incompatible personalities, irreconcilable differences, or basic laws of physics get in the way of true love. Forget Romeo and Juliet…let’s consider … Continue reading

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A Heartwarming Holiday Tale

(I write a short piece every month for my library’s internal newsletter. This is what happens when the end of the month comes and I realize I haven’t come up with anything yet.) A Heartwarming Holiday Tale Once upon a time, … Continue reading

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Drinking Solution

Jim’s friends told him that he had a drinking problem, which was not strictly true. Jim had a drinking solution. His problem was the screams. “What will it be?” asked the bartender, a round, ruddy man, whose hair had given … Continue reading

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Sell-Out Week: The Erotic (S)exploits of Ghost-Dick

Now that I’ve officially sold out, there’s no point in holding on to what’s left of my dignity. It’s time to write what’s popular, and you know what’s selling? Poorly-written pornography masquerading as erotica, and paranormal romance. Why not kill two … Continue reading

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Can I Tell You A Story?

Hey everyone, I just finished chapter 3 of the book I’m writing, and here’s a brief excerpt. Enjoy! *     *     * “Sure, trust the crazy person,” I said. “You can’t make things much worse, after all.” … Continue reading

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