Monthly Archives: October 2013

A Haunted House

Halloween, and everyone is writing something. Not being someone who does what everyone else is doing, I had a difficult time coming up with a blog for this week. Then I remembered that I did have something. I signed up … Continue reading

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Okay, so someone hollered, “Do some blogs to promote your latest book(s).” And I nodded, said I can do that, I’ve been writing blogs for a good long while, so why not? Well, I’ll tell you why not, and it … Continue reading

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Homeless Veterans

During and after the Civil War, homeless veterans wandered the streets of almost every town, nearly naked and starving. Their poor, gaunt bodies were found huddled from the cold in doorways, sprawled in back alleys, or in gutters of large … Continue reading

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Opium, Cocaine and Other Odd Facts

  A friend asked me recently if I ever had writer’s block, and I said firmly, “no, never.” Well, because fiction writers are accustomed to lying, we do it all the time in our books, don’t we? I guess I … Continue reading

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Confessions of an Aging Writer

It happened so fast I didn’t have time to prepare myself. One day I was in my Fifties and happily writing away, beginning to get published and having a grand old time. Oh, I was having all kinds of fun. … Continue reading

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