Category Archives: Books and Reading

Facebook + Actual Books = ???

How’s it going? I watched an interesting short video today from my FB friend Carlos. He usually does pretty interesting videos with a bit of color to his language to be sure, but he gave me lots of ideas, and … Continue reading

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What a Fiction Book about Catty Teen Girls Taught Me about Writing Better Copy and Stories…

How was your weekend? Mine was good…no papers or comics, though. I know what today is. You know what today is. You’ll likely have so many particles about what today is floating around in your molecules that if I add … Continue reading

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The Second Laugh Is the One I’m Looking For…

How’s your week going so far? I wanted to talk about something that I’ve noticed every so often (but not very often). Sometimes, when I say something to someone, they laugh because they think it’s funny, and it may be. … Continue reading

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Big News…My Book Is Out!

How was your weekend? Mine was great, even though I wasn’t able to get papers or comics. Today I have big news, actually… The children’s book that I wrote is up for sale on Amazon. Danny the Dragon Learns to … Continue reading

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Another Legend Leaves Us…

How’s your week been? A couple days ago, Gene Wilder passed away at age 83. I remember seeing him in Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (and I didn’t figure out until years later that the title of Roald Dahl’s … Continue reading

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I Finally Did It…

How was your weekend? Mine was good–went to my brother’s symphony tryout, which was fun. The conductor there is a blast to be around (I wrote about him over here). I got to be outside in the fresh air, which … Continue reading

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How Sherlock Holmes Can Help You Collar And Get Rid Of Writer’s Block

How’s it going? I thought for sure that a lot of writers (and I mean a LOT of them) have explored the topic of writer’s block and how to get over it. I’d like to talk about it today, but … Continue reading

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The Package I (Almost) Cried Over…

How’s it going? We got a bit of snow last night. Nothing bad. And for some reason, having snow on the ground seems to make it feel warmer—even though it’s 20 degrees or less outside. It’s like a blanket of … Continue reading

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They Took My Idea, But I’m Glad, And Triple F…

How’s it going? I forgot to mention last post about the comics in the Sunday paper. I noticed a really cool one from Non Sequitur. That one does connected comic strips in a series, a lot of the time. The … Continue reading

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What The Lorax Can Teach You About Writing, Inspiration, And Business

Did you have a great weekend? I watched The Lorax movie last Sunday—the one with voiceovers by Zac Efron, Taylor Swift (yes, THAT Taylor), Betty White, and Danny DeVito (hilariously good as the furry forest-protector, by the way). “The Lorax” … Continue reading

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