Tag Archives: Literature

Pearls Before Swine

Years ago, I applied to Rivoli, a four-star restaurant in Albany, California.  Of course, I had delivered my résumé to several restaurants, but I was very interested in this job, as I had eaten there several times, and it was … Continue reading

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Jump! Another Bloghop

Dude, where have you been?  Busy.  I’ve been busy. Hey! Maybe a bloghop will light a fire under my ass. My friend Katie Stephens, made me do this.  It’s all her fault. Q: What am I working on? So many … Continue reading

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NaNo…No…No…Okay. Why Not?

So, I decided to participate in National Novel Writing Month this year, because my optimism and reality really should finally meet up and have a cup of coffee. The idea is to write at least 50,000 words in one month.  That’s 1666.66666667 words … Continue reading

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I Talk Too Much

I’m back.  I think.  I hope. But during my short sabbatical, I’ve managed to keep busy, writing, reading, and working like a mofo. Also, I finally got around to recording some stories to post for those who want to hear … Continue reading

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Stop Me if You Think You’ve Heard This One Before.

Hello again.  I realized today that I never told y’all about the fun interview with Paul Hamilton a few weeks back. Paul is doing several interviews in an Aspiring Author Series, and I had the pleasure to be at the … Continue reading

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My Hand to God, That’s How it Happened.

This week, I want to ask you writers and readers about believability. I was recently workshopping a story set here in Mexico, where two cab drivers get in a fist fight and one ends up with a broken nose. They … Continue reading

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PYU-lit-sur

I’m a little late with the blog this week, as I’ve been focused on subbing out stories.  It’s kind of a grueling process, since I have to get to know the various markets to find the right fit, which means … Continue reading

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