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The Women I Have Loved

A friend of mine recently asked me “So, just how many women have you loved?” It’s a simple enough question, but time, maturity, and wisdom have led me to realize that the answer is not so simple. The question arose … Continue reading

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You Must Have an Agent, And Other Myths about Publishing

For years, I thought that the only way to get published was to be represented by a literary agent.  The publishing industry perpetuates this myth – just look at how much Writer’s Digest talks about finding and keeping agents if … Continue reading

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By What Right?

Honestly, when did having a different opinion or belief become synonymous with being evil or despicable?  In the past week I’ve been called a loser, a homophobe, a racist, a hillbilly, a nazi, a redneck, an uneducated fool, a backward-brained … Continue reading

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Tolerance

As I watch the news about recent events, I keep hearing jubilant spokesmen telling me that I must be tolerant of their cause and their victory or I’m an evil, backwards, despicable person.  Since when is holding to differing opinions or … Continue reading

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Mantra

When it comes to deciding what’s best for us (individually and collectively), will we blindly follow the opinions of celebrities, celebutants, overpaid athletes, and spokesmen and women who live lives far removed from our lives, or will we think for … Continue reading

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Last Week Was A Crazy Week

Last week was a crazy week.  I fell victim to a cyber-attack. I have a number of email accounts and a number of email providers.  I like to keep my emails compartmentalized for different purposes (writing, job searches, shopping, the … Continue reading

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I Am Me

Someone asked me how I describe myself as a person.  I had to think about that for a minute.  Here’s what I came up with. I’m kind, generous, friendly, loving, and loyal to a fault (until you mess with me … Continue reading

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