The Writing Process

Create new file in your word processor. Save file under descriptive and inspirational name like “My Book”. Write “Outline” at the top of the first page. Stare at blank page for several hours. Rename file, “My Novel” Realize you don’t have an ending so you instead concentrate on middle of novel. Stare at blank page […]

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Bard to the Bone

[I have tried and tried to find work as a director; but, after years of failure, no one will hire me. I thought the best way to find work would be to produce my own “out-of-the-box” unusual versions of Shakespearean plays…] I directed Hamlet with box turtle cast. Most agreed that the acting was good…as […]

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Thoughts on Autumn

Autumn leaves don’t fall, they fly. They take their time and wander on this their only chance to soar; then, we rake them up, stuff them into plastic bags and send them to the dump to get incinerated. ☼ Fall is the time of year when those who can afford it put themselves into medically-induced […]

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More Books I Could Never Get Published

Cooking with Substances that You didn’t Know Could be Non-Toxic: Recipes using ingredients that most people think aren’t food, like crayons, Vasoline or kale. The cover photograph was a pie made from caulk and tennis balls. Burning Seoul: Twelves stories of Korean War colonels who risked their lives, fought against communism and contracted gonorrhea. Emphasis […]

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Thoughts on Hamlet

Hamlet is a play about a young man who finds out his father was murdered so he kills nearly everyone he’s ever known. It’s called a “tragedy” because snuff-films had yet to be invented. The Lion King is the first and probably the last Disney cartoon to be based on Hamlet. There were a few […]

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