Writer’s Loss

Cutting out scenes is much easier than changing them. I’m not just talking about how much time it takes. When I simply cut a scene, it still exists. It’s as if I could put out a special extended edition story, like they do on DVD. But when I thoroughly change it, the old ...

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On Vacation

I found out a week ago that we would be going out of town. I haven’t had time to tie up loose ends, and this is (probably) the last time I’ll have an internet connection until we get back home. Write you later.

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Another tag post: A bunch of fours

Fine Art Doctor said I made the mistake of commenting. I guess I should say that I made the mistake of not commenting earlier. He’s a good writer. Anyway, he tagged me with this, not knowing that he has used up one of my “I’ll only do three of these tag thingies”. ...

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Should I Write a Memoir?

I went to a workshop yesterday put on by my chapter of the League of Utah Writers. The speaker was Dawn Marano, who was a figure skater, is now an editor and has written her own memoir. It was an interesting talk, and it got me digging around in my ...

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How I Became a Writer

My career in writing got off to a rocky start. It began, or should I say, it did not begin in eighth grade. We were given an assignment to write a story in English. I do not remember the exact details of the story I wrote, except that it was ...

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News of the Blog

First of all, Shinga from Breath Spa for Kids is hosting this week’s Pediatric Grand Rounds. She did a really fantastic job in organizing it all. I’m heading there now to check things out. Second of all, I’m going to soon be opening up a more comprehensive website that has ...

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Story Idea

I had a bit of a wierd thought come at me tonight while walking the baby. It seemed kind of out of the blue and odd, though I can piece together where it came from – a waking dream kind of thought, I guess. But it gave me an idea ...

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Power Charity

William Buffet donated 31 billion dollars to the Gate’s Foundation. That’s a lot of money.  In total, he donated about 37.4 billion dollars – 85% of his total worth which is 44 billion. But with 6.6 billion dollars left, the guy still has so much money that he could live ...

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