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arms wide and eyes closed she raises her face skyward frosty flakes delight

Down the Hill

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“You wax the flyer? It’s all shiny.”


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“But we have to keep warm,” Jake pleaded as he dropped a pile of blankets on the couch.

A Beginning…

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Amy wiped the blood from the corner of her mouth and flushed the toilet quickly before her mother asked questions.

The Sentinel

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My name is Gracie and I am the Sentinel. I sit on the back of the Alpha’s throne and keep watch. His territory is vast and I must be vigilant. The rear court...

A Return to Longhand?

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I spend a lot of time reflecting on my process: what works, what doesn’t. That kind of thing. Such naval-gazing is a wonderful alternative to actual writing....

What Am I?

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We’re twins, you and I. We are so much alike. We have both our positives and negatives. My yin to your yang, so to speak. Alone, we are powerless, but togeth...

One Last Letter

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Ricky checked his mailbox everyday at just before noon, rain or shine. He’d done this for as long as he could remember. Clip the leash on Duke, Number Four i...


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“Happy New Year!” yelled Bernie to the drunken debauchery that his buddy Vince’s party had become. Amy sang Auld Lang Syne in the same style Marilyn Monroe s...

How Do You Create Your Characters?

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Over the holidays, I was asked about the many characters in my stories and how I come up with them. I wasn’t able to provide a very good answer because I ten...