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Serving Coffee to Mourners

Since last Friday I have been serving coffee to mourners. Every single face that has come into view across the short span of my coffee counter since then is a different shade of grief. Each has been affected in a … Continue reading

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Simon Stanley’s Kingdom

I have been staying in London for just over three weeks now.  Today I had an urge to connect more closely with the main character of the novel I am currently working on, Simon Stanley.  Simon is one of the lost … Continue reading

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Historical Research and How I Stumbled onto Frank Turner

You know how you begin searching for something very specific on the internet, like the meaning of the word antitrust; you do a Google search and see the IMBD link to the movie Antitrust starring the hunky Ryan Phillippe, who began … Continue reading

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Burnt Twig Productions

Documentary film makers  and cofounders of Burnt Twig Productions Sara Lewis and Kristin Santa Maria are currently working on The Writing Life.  The film promises to explore “the process, eccentricities, and motivation of working writers on location at their homes and work … Continue reading

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Eminem the Muse

Aside from the explicit lyrics (i.e. the excessive use of c-words, b-words, n-words and, my favorite swear, the f-word) Eminem has been my musical muse since I saw his performance last week on the 2011 Grammy Awards. That  voice, hard, … Continue reading

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What is The Muse?

I stumbled on this website conducting research for a project I am working on this semester which involves creating a multimedia self portrait.  Brainchild of Theodore Zelden, The Oxford Muse’s aim is to pioneer new methods to improve personal, professional and intercultural relationships in ways … Continue reading

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Got Money?

I subscribe to Hope Clark’s FundsforWriters newsletter and find it to be a wealth of knowledge, offering new ideas on how to fiscally support my writing habit and on the writer’s life in general.  Recently, I purchased a book she … Continue reading

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Hello world, I am a writer!

Not only am I a writer but I love writers.  Love to be around them, pick their brains, read their work, read about how they work and learn their backstory. Take this weekend for example. I had the good fortune … Continue reading

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