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Cabin 22 – Maggie

Author’s Notes: The thing about a “bad first draft” is that as I write it, I find out about the story – it’s almost as if the book is there already, and my job is just to discover it. So, … Continue reading

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“Comparing my insides to other people’s outsides.”

When we meet someone new, what do we see? Maybe a smiling face, a happy disposition, and a bright look in the eye. We therefore assume that they are self-assured and content, and, since we know ourselves to be insecure … Continue reading

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“Enough is not enough.”

If we enjoy something, wouldn’t more of it be even better? That is how our minds often work, but the truth is more paradoxical. Whatever we do, there will always be one more thing that could be done, and the … Continue reading

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Cabin 22 – part one

Bill & Mary   Bill looked up from his paper and saw that Mary was staring at nothing, with a faraway look in her eyes. “What’s up ol’ girl?” he said. “Oh nothing much, just remembering the old days, and … Continue reading

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Cabin 22 – new work in the making

A couple of months ago we had a really nice mini-vacation in a real log cabin in the woods in rural Illinois. In the cabin, they had a journal, which several visitors had written in over the past couple of … Continue reading

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December Release

Well, after nearly 2 months of proofing, editing, reviewing, and polishing December 1 mean that the publication of Being Tony has finally taken place!!! I’m still waiting the first proper print run to arrive here, but due to the miracle … Continue reading

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