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Did You See It? How the Solar Eclipse Can Help You Write Better Fiction and Copy

How was your weekend? I’ll make this a bit quick…let’s get to it. If you live in the U.S., you’ve heard about the total solar eclipse we’ll be having–probably in a few hours. People are fascinated by things that are … Continue reading

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Thirty-Five Inches: How a Burnt-Out Bulb Can Help You Write More Engaging Fiction and Copy

How was your weekend? Didn’t get papers or comics this weekend, but I got trained by accident in something that I forget from time to time, that I think may be able to help you out with your fiction and … Continue reading

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Give ‘Em a Ride Down the John…

How’s it going? First, a little note…I totally forgot to wish everyone a happy Mother’s Day yesterday (a little late even then, I know). So, Happy Mother’s Day! I really hope you got to spend some time on Sunday with … Continue reading

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Email Copy, Walnuts, and Metaphorical Sweat All Over the Factory…

How was your weekend? Mine was all right. Did a quick shopping trip, so I wasn’t able to get comics or crosswords (but I was able to check things out on a phone that someone was looking at–that they still … Continue reading

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How Me Getting My Virtual Tukkis Kicked Can Make You a Better Writer

How’s your week been so far? Mine’s been going well. I’d like to jaw today about a subject I’d actually heard on a podcast–the dude called it “conscious competence,” but I’d like to take a cue from my last post, … Continue reading

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How Instagram Brought Me Face to Face With One of My Fears

How’s your week been so far? Mine’s been pretty good (I know it’s only Wednesday). Anyway, let’s get to it for today. I’d like to talk about something that’s a little embarrassing for me actually, because of what I’ve been … Continue reading

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Tale of the Truck III: Learning From Expected Sources About Unexpected Things…

How’s it going? To make a long story short, Farm and Fleet took a look at the truck, or they almost did. They told us they let it sit, and it started up every time they tried to start it, … Continue reading

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A Webmaster, A Copywriter, And A World-Famous Author Step Over Writer’s Block…

How was your weekend? Mine was good–very relaxing. I stayed home from the weekly shopping jaunt in anticipation of getting an edited draft to work over, and it didn’t come. So I got some writing done, but not in the … Continue reading

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What A Depressed Dog Can Teach You About Revising Your Writing

How’s it going? Hope you had a great weekend. My aunt and uncle went to a wedding over the weekend, and my mom and I went to stay overnight to take care of their dog, a miniature Pinscher named Maggie, … Continue reading

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