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September Mornings – Journal Post

The air is so clean this morning. As I write this, it refuses to blow through the open windows of my apartment and I am dreading my eight hours inside the retail store where I work.  I love my job, but I also miss early September mornings: the smell of things ending and new beginnings…… Continue reading September Mornings – Journal Post

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Spooktober Challenge (Spooky Story October Challenge)

The temperature dropped by four degrees last night. Fall is coming. Fall Is Coming. FALL IS COMING. That can only mean one thing: SPOOKTOBER. On my old blog website; every October, we took the time to write a short story (or draw a comic or draw a picture) every day.  So, basically, 30 days of…… Continue reading Spooktober Challenge (Spooky Story October Challenge)

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Just a Thought on Novel Openings

Writing is, perhaps, one of the more difficult of the hobbies/jobs there is in the world today.  To me, it isn’t the character creation or plot invention or dialogue… it is the BEGINNING that always gives me pause.  Perhaps that says something terrible about me, but the beginning of a story should more than just…… Continue reading Just a Thought on Novel Openings

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For the Fourth, In Honor of what Used to be the United States of America

I usually refrain from posting about political issues. I am a midwestern twenty-something; neither Liberal or Conservative (I like to think of myself as a happy medium); Christian (I believe that Jesus is the Son of God and died so that every man, woman, and child is equal); with a slightly obsessive interest in nerddom.…… Continue reading For the Fourth, In Honor of what Used to be the United States of America

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The Heroes We Need

All image credit goes to the creators of the respective films or franchises that own them! Wonder Woman is owned by Detective Comics.  Doctor Who is owned by the BBC. Respective Game of Thrones characters are owned by HBO and George R. R. Martin. The Wonder Woman: Dawn of Justice movie was everything I could…… Continue reading The Heroes We Need

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Beautiful Thoughts

She stood, her hands at her sides, people passing her by on their individual tasks.  Her long, faded red hair was thrown back over her shoulders as she peered at the bookshelf in front of her.  Notebooks: a simple, taken-for-granted piece of everyday life that had been slowly replaced by smartphones and tablets were a…… Continue reading Beautiful Thoughts