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Jalisco 360; Google Street View Fiction

Nearly noon by the sun. Heat pours in through windows flung wide to invite the pre-dawn breeze. She doesn’t have to roll over to know he’s gone. The proud rooster mariachi spilling out of Humberto’s Cantina is full of Esteban’s … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo 2013 Week #1 Update

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In Writing News – I’m one week and 16,000 words into the new novel. I owe much of that word count to a handful of Twitter friends, busting out word sprints of 20 – 30 minutes throughout the day. There’s … Continue reading

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And now for something completely different …

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I’ve been twiddling my thumbs this week, waiting for the beta-readers to finish their beta-reading so I can get back to the revisions on the book. In the meantime, a new story bloomed and I dove in head-first, hoping it … Continue reading

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Behind The Curtain; Nureyev

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(1963 – Paris) I deliver yards of tulle and organza to the seamstress. When she asks, I unwrap the bundles upon her table, careful not to smudge the satin with the brush of my fingertips. I scour the shops for … Continue reading

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When I’m Not Looking

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As a character, Mazy was born in 1997, the protagonist of a poorly penned anti-love story called Blood Roses. The story was melodramatic and insipid and Mazy is the only character who survived when I shredded the damn thing. Mazy … Continue reading

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