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What’s in a Name

I spent the better part of a week doing research for the name of one of my characters. Not my main character, mind, which came to me long ago, from my deep unconscious. This character is that which rubs against … Continue reading

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Ivy

I stood still in the entryway. The hard linoleum in front of me was a lake; enough water had pooled that dirt swirled within it. Too many had come this way, escaping the rain that came down to burden, to … Continue reading

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Cold

I hadn’t had to run my heat until that night. The warmth of the apartments below and to the sides of me was enough to coax the temperature to comfortable. But three weeks after moving to Charlotte, the wind began … Continue reading

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Revision of ‘Emilia’s’

This is the opening paragraph of my novel, tentatively names ‘Emilia’s.’ I have worked with it several times, and think this is close to final. Continue reading

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