Monthly Archives: October 2009

Heading into Fall Ball playoffs in about a week.  I will be in SF, but coming back on an early early flight, that will land before 8 am so I can be at the field for the 9:30 am game.  … Continue reading

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Hmm.  Something about Saroyan.  Someone seems to have nominated me for that award.  Hmm.

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The Bears are who we THOUGHT they were. (it’s bad, y’know)

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Pages

I do love the process of writing.  This story has been building up, and it’s all I can do to keep from putting too much in the first ten pages.  That stuff will all get spread out to be discovered … Continue reading

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Voice

Writing, then rewriting the first five pages, which are now longer, I am spending days on those pages, happily, with delight, because they are coming into form, and once they are right, or close to being right, meaning the voice … Continue reading

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Writing

I haven’t had the chance to write in anger (so to speak) in something close to 2 years.  I have to tell you, I have missed it, and this is really fun.  I am enjoying the process of writing the … Continue reading

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And so it begins

I have started writing the new novel.  Five pages on Friday. 

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Historical Novels review

SWEETSMOKE By 1862, a slave named Cassius has worked his entire life for the white plantation owner of Sweetsmoke.  Because of his experience as a carpenter and his unusual relationship with Hoke Howard, his master, he is able to obtain … Continue reading

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