Monthly Archives: August 2013

THE SACRIFICE (PART TWO)

                      After posting the first part of The Sacrifice I got quite a few comments and suggestions, but I’m going to post the second part anyway. (By the way, some of your suggestions are physical impossibilities. I blame … Continue reading

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THE SACRIFICE

      Today I have a treat for everyone. (The same way TV reruns are now called encore presentations.) The first short story I wrote that anyone thought was worth publishing was called The Sacrifice. A small now-defunct magazine … Continue reading

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THAT SINKING FEELING

    THAT SINKING FEELING       The novel I’m currently working on takes place at a lake. The characters spend time in a boat fishing. (I mention that because the IRS might be auditing my blog, as I’m sure the … Continue reading

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A DRUMROLL, PLEASE

This is the cover for my new book Graves of His Personal Liking due out in October. (No aardvarks or rutabagas.) I got the final galleys today, so I guess it’s good to go. The title came from an Alexander … Continue reading

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THE SOLAR CLOTHES DRYER

I have always been in favor of energy conservation. It helps the environment and saves you money. When I was young we even had a solar clothes dryer, and that was over fifty years ago. I never did figure out … Continue reading

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THIS IS YOUR BRAIN ON BUTTER

In order to write or create anything, you have to use your brain. There have been people who have tried to create without using their brains, but it never works out well. That is how we ended up with Fifty … Continue reading

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