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Yeah Write #30: Aren’t We All Machines? (#flashfiction)

From the protection of the doorway, Nana waited.  “What are you doing, Jaime?  Come inside.” The rain pelted then rebounded on the wood deck.   As the sun began to set, … Continue reading

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Writing on the Fly #3: Neuron Dance (A Haiku)

In my head words live. Neurons fire chemical pens. I dream; stories wake.  

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Yeah Write #56: The Lies That Bend ( #flashfiction )

I drew my wool and fur cloak closer to hide my quivering hands and defiant posture. “This dotter is grateful for your wisdom in this betrothal, Papa.” I stared straight … Continue reading

March 21, 2017 · 7 Comments

Yeah Write #55: Not Today( #flashfiction )

I spat toothpaste into my great-grandmother’s antique porcelain bowl, followed with a swish-spit of water, and showed my grandfather’s shaving mirror my smile for inspection. Every morning, I remembered my … Continue reading

March 15, 2017 · 11 Comments

What’s Up Doc #25: Yo, Where’d All the Fiction Go? #amwriting

My regulars might have noticed that several pieces are now password protected content.   It is all still there, let me explain! It is time to stop the “I wish … Continue reading

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Protected: Yeah Write #54: Et Tu Brutus ( #flashfiction )

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Protected: Yeah Write #53: Love Not ( #flashfiction )

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Protected: What’s Up Doc #24: The Plover, the Piper, and the Dove– #NYCMidnight SSC Round 1 GR91

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What’s Up Doc #23: I Done Did It

  Yesterday, I chained myself to my computer and made myself send five of my flash fiction stories to three different online flash fiction magazines.  Now we wait.     … Continue reading

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Article: Please, Somebody Say Something (#declarationofconscience)

I am We the People. When the 2016 election didn’t end in the way I expected or wanted, I was upset and deeply concerned.   Not because the person I chose … Continue reading

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What’s Up Doc #22: History Repeats Itself

  Considering all that is happening to day with Trump and the blatantly discriminatory ban on refugees and muslim immigrants in particular, it seems surreal to post about something so … Continue reading

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Protected: Writing on the Fly #20: The Right Questions (#amwriting)

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Protected: Yeah Write #52: The Summoning ( #flashfiction )

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Musings #36: Ouch That Smarts (#amwriting)

Over the years I have read a lot of material on writing and being a writer.  I’ve read “What to Do Lists” and “What Not to Do Lists” and “Top … Continue reading

January 13, 2017 · 3 Comments

Protected: Yeah Write #51: Shelter ( #flashfiction )

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Diary of an Inconsistent Cook #57: Braised Beef and Vegetables (#homecooking)

Our house is still besieged by a viral plague and I have been hit the hardest multiple times with no relief between attacks.     The laundry is piling up, the pockets … Continue reading

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Musings #35: The True Story of Santa (#ibelieveinsanta)

Seven. That’s the age I knew, through evidence analysis, that Santa wasn’t real in a singular way.   I let go of a lot of things, but that pipe-smoking, jolly, old … Continue reading

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Protected: Yeah Write #50: Comply ( #flashfiction )

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