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For anyone interested in self-publishing


Self-publishing has grown significantly over the past few years and many new and established authors are delving into it. I’ve been doing a fair amount of research into this nontraditional form of publishing for my own writings. Since so much interest has been generated of late I thought I’d let people know about a HuffPost … Continue reading

Daily Prompt: Might As Well Jump


The Daily Prompt for June 18th poses the questions; What’s the biggest risk you’d like to take — but haven’t been able to? What would have to happen to make you comfortable taking it? While it’s a great question to explore, how big of risk are we willing to take to achieve our goals but the … Continue reading

Homegrown Breakfast


Today’s Breakfast Pancakes from scratch, Homemade blueberry syrup, Strawberries & blueberries from the backyard. Can it get any better? ________________________________ Follow on Twitter

(Semi) Memorable Quote: Writer’s Block vs Idea Block


I’ve often said that there’s no such thing as writer’s block; the problem is idea block. When I find myself frozen–whether I’m working on a brief passage in a novel or brainstorming about an entire book–it’s usually because I’m trying to shoehorn an idea into the passage or story where it has no place. – … Continue reading

Why are Llamas so damned photogenic?


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This Little Blue Pill


Inspiration provided by yet another thought-provoking Daily Prompt suggestion; Daily Prompt: Red Pill, Blue Pill “If you could get all the nutrition you needed in a day with a pill — no worrying about what to eat, no food preparation — would you do it?” ______________________________ “All it takes is one pill! That’s right, just one pill a … Continue reading

Best French Toast on the Oregon Coast


Eight miles north of Lincoln City, a mile or so off the Oregon Coastal Highway, down the tree-lined stretch where seaside scents mingle with the inland forest breezes, across the road from the local gas station, at the the flashing yellow light sits the best place for french toast along the Oregon Coast. A quick … Continue reading

THE ZONE: a daily prompt post


The Daily Prompt for June 2, 2013 Tell us about your favorite way to get lost in a simple activity — running, chopping vegetables, folding laundry, whatever. What’s it like when you’re in “the zone”? Falling into the Writing Zone; The fostering of an idea is where it begins, then a picture is conjured in … Continue reading

Review: Star Trek Into Darkness [There be Spoilers Here!]


The latest incarnation of Star Trek is in one word, “WOW”. Another would be orgasmic. No, not in that way. Orgasmic, in a Trekkie way. The sequel to the reboot of the Star Trek franchise which entered theaters this May, offered a multitude of treats and surprises for the life-long fan that anyone, who considers … Continue reading

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