My Fiction

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I had all these plans, but kid-stuff derailed my brain last night and I barely slept at all. Meaning I let that happen, but it doesn’t seem like the kind of thing I’ll ever stop giving top priority…though, yes, something more effective than lying awake and worrying would be good. Also, teenagers are nuts and

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…that’s what happened today. I did get some edits done on the prequel, which came out better than I’d thought. And I had a few revelations, or at any rate ideas, and wrote them down. But no writing to speak of. Unless we count a nasty-gram to a school administrator. You guys ever notice that

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I’m doing something a little different today–well, that’s actually a lie. Or is it? Either way, what I mean is this: I recorded this blog post yesterday, while waiting to pick up a kid. My plan when I get home in about half an hour (which was a bit past 3 PM yesterday, Central time,

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Okay, that title may not make a lot of sense. But, see, I had my phone in “airplane mode” for a few hours, and in three sessions (94 minutes) I dictated the first draft of the prequel story I mentioned a while back. I still plan to make that a mailing-list exclusive, and won’t even

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Partly for that reason, but mostly because yesterday’s non-surprise was nevertheless extremely irritating and I obsessed over it instead of doing anything overtly (or in any other way) useful…no writing to speak of today. I played with a mind map. And have been up since before 2am, and am sort of vaguely dissatisfied-ish with the

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You may have noticed I didn’t post anything over the weekend. Since I’m no longer doing the 4:30am thing, and I have other responsibilities (kids), it doesn’t make sense to me to try to write on non-weekdays…though I did make progress. Sort of. I’m a bit unhappy about switching to weekdays-only. Also about not saying