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I was here.

Well, I was at this festival selling art, but I missed this (because my booth was so far away). Anyway, I love these people. When I’ve recovered from the crazy exhaustion of festival madness, I might have something to say. For now, though, just dance. Continue reading

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You mean there’s more?

You might have read the first chapters of Drowning Karma. You might have liked them. If you are so inclined, I’ve posted the rest of the story. The novel won’t be there forever, but you’re welcome to it. I want to say that the story is a bit… a bit… hmmm… I’ll keep it to … Continue reading

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You’re a lousy writer!

You might have noticed I like Doctor Who and Torchwood, both brought to the world by Russell T. Davies. I have Davies’ book A Writer’s Tale, which I loved reading. I’d invite Davies to dinner any day. I’ve also read these words online to describe Davies’ writing: hack, schmaltzy, shit writer, lousy writing, and sexist … Continue reading

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Connect the Characters

If I hadn’t agreed to go to a party in Haskovo, Bulgaria in 1994, I might not be married today. For that matter, if I hadn’t decided to go to Indiana State University instead of Bowling Green, I might not be married today. My husband might be married to someone else. There is a scene … Continue reading

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I Could Go Anytime

Just wanted a favorite song today. Life is unpredictable. Go write. Anytime lyrics I see a dog upon the road Running hard to catch a cat My car is pulling to a halt The truck behind me doesn’t know Everything is in the balance Of a moment I can’t control And your sympathetic strings Are … Continue reading

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My Purpose

Her hand clenches and unclenches near her chest. She pulls hair back behind her shoulder. “I’m sorry, Marta. I can not take the test.” My bag is heavy. My hands are full. “Oh? Okay.” “I’m sorry. You know, yes? I’ve got an appointment. It is my back.” She frowns. “Test is Wednesday, yes?” It is … Continue reading