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De-Twerk!

http://www.amazon.com/De-Twerk-NOW-Recovering-Performance-ebook/dp/B00EYQPTP2/ On August 25, 2013, Miley Cyrus nearly destroyed the world. On that fateful night at the VMAs, she not only defiled foam fingers and castrated baby bears, she also sent a society into turmoil. Even now, weeks later, we … Continue reading

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RIP Ray Bradbury

Feels appropriate to repost this today.  It also gives me a good starting point for regular summer updates.  I know, I know, I have to do better in the future. ……………………………………………………………………………………………. Just a video of one of my all-time favs … Continue reading

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Nightmare

Why won’t he tell me the word?     My son Jose lies in bed, a ghost in stretched white skin, flanked by pills and equipment that don’t even provide the comfort of false hope.  Cancer is killing his body but … Continue reading

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The Short Side of Time Part Three (Graphic novel script)

Read part one here. Read part two here . PAGE THREE PANEL ONE–Time stops.  A bird in flight, now stuck between seconds and in the path of Jason’s rampage, gets violently knocked aside.  Until time restarts, the panels should be toned … Continue reading

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John Irving on the Writer’s Craft

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R1TbTCDHKRY

“When I felt like being a director, I wrote a novel.” That’s my inspiring quote of the day. I like considering myself the director of a movie, a psychic entity that changes frame by frame in accordance to the reader, creating an objective framework for a subjective narrative. I may be the director, but the reader makes his own movie.

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Joyce Carol Oates – On Writing Characters

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LgJ809QKmas

Some more video advise from another great writer whose work I admire. Enjoy!

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First Date

Check your breath.  Don’t stare at her breasts.  Keep it cool. Keb went over all the first date advice given to him.  God, he hoped his deodorant delivered on its promise of dryness and his heat wouldn’t fog up the car … Continue reading

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