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Everybody’s Been Rained On: How to Turn a Little Idea into Your Next Piece of Content

How’s it going? A couple posts back, I talked about how ideas for stories, emails, or what-have-ya didn’t have to be big at all. And I’d like to do that today…turn a small idea into something bigger. Today when I … Continue reading

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What Are You Thankful For?

How’s your week been so far? Mine’s been pretty good. Went to go visit a friend in another town about a half hour away, which was nice. All right, all right, I kinda blew the whole thing with that title. … Continue reading

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Because I Said I Might, And This Is A Special Opportunity…

How was your weekend? Mine was good. Got my comics, crosswords, and a calendar for 2016. In this post, I said I might post today for a special reason, and I thought I should. That reason is: Today is the … 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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What A Seamstress (Or Tailor) And A Writer Have In Common…And Why It Matters

Last post, I mentioned that throwing everything into an idea file and starting over wouldn’t work very well for clothes… Unless you sewed or made your own clothes. I’m not starting a sewing blog or anything. But it did get … Continue reading

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Email Overload, A Small Gem, And Fab Fiction Friday…

All right, let’s get to it. I had almost 500 emails in an email account of mine, and I’ve spent the last I-forgot-how-long cleaning the thing out (and getting dozens of ideas for blog posts—few of which I wrote down—lesson … Continue reading

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How My 4th Grade Teacher Helped Me Without Knowing It

Last post, I talked a little bit about how my life was impacted by a local symphony conductor. I thought I’d do the same today, with my 4th grade teacher. First a little background… I spent all my life up … Continue reading

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A Legend Leaves Us…

For those of you who don’t know, Robin Williams passed away this week. Suicide. He was 63. He was in movies like Mrs. Doubtfire, Patch Adams, and TV shows like The Crazy Ones. He was also in several cartoon shows … Continue reading

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Who Won American Idol, Why I Watched It, and Fab Fiction Friday!

It’s Friday, and almost time to start the weekend, which means Fabulous Fiction Friday here at Fiction and Copy Decoded. Before we get to that, I said I’d tell you about the Idol finale, who won it all, and why … Continue reading

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Forget Star Wars Day, I Kept Seeing Green…

Hope everyone had a great weekend. Yesterday, I managed to take the weekly shopping trip (at the regular time, this time :-)). When I got home, I found out for sure that the riding lawnmower’s currently out of commission. That … Continue reading

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