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The Superhero Secretary

It started as a low rumble that reverberated in Kate’s chest. It built, growing louder and higher until it was a deafening scream. Terrance burst from his office, a storm of frustration and rage. His fury exploded until his lungs … Continue reading

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An update on my novel ‘Cancel’

I had a conversation today with a publisher who’s interested in publishing my novel. But there’s a catch. There’s always a catch. I need to think long and hard.

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The bubble bursts

The events of this week have reinforced that writing is an individual activity. Basking in the acceptance of my first article, I was eager to share my joy with family. I was greeted by waves of apathy. My wife was … Continue reading

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After seven years of rejection and frustration, I’ve finally reached the holy grail of unpublished writers. Later this year I will finally see my name in print. I’ve crossed the enigmatic barrier from aspiring writer to legitimated contributor. The object … Continue reading

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An apology

Yesterday I posted an entry entitled “The Keys to Failure”. This morning I received an e-mail message suggesting I pull it off line and try to publish it. With that encouragement, I’ve done just that. I apologize for any confusion … Continue reading

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