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Friday flash fiction – The Gallery of Extraordinary Oddities

Mademoiselle de la Faim closes the heavy iron door behind the final stragglers and begins her well-rehearsed tour speech. “Ladies and gentlemen, I am glad to welcome you to the Gallery of Extraordinary Oddities. No doubt your feet feel tired … Continue reading

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Call This One a Draw – My 2017 in Review

At the turning of the year, it is the custom among my people to reflect on what has passed and what is yet to come. Of course by “my people” I am talking about self-absorbed writers on the internet, and … Continue reading

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The juggling act

Now that my almost-midyear birthday is out of the way, I’ve been taking stock of where I’m up to. Normally that would mean reviewing the goals I set for myself at the start of the year and seeing how comprehensively … Continue reading

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Lessons from a writing holiday

I’ve just indulged in a rare pleasure. I took a week off work to concentrate on my writing. A whole week. I can still scarcely believe it. What a luxury! What a perfect holiday! I accomplished so much in the … Continue reading

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My Metric System

One under-reported way that 2016 sucked is that I didn’t write as much as I could have. A thing I’ve been doing to try to improve my writing productivity – which is a thing I surely feel the need to … Continue reading

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