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Tagged With: writers

Granger: 2nd Cup for 10/16/17 – HE CAN BE A REAL CHARACTER

Good morning, 2nd Cup friend.  I’m Granger.  Dan’s my best and closest friend, my, ah, alter-ego; and there’s a good reason for that. I’m his principal character about and through whom he often writes.  No one knows me like him.  No one knows him like me.  It’s because of this uncanny symbiosis between us that you know … Continue reading »

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QTMs for 3/13/17: I’M SURE GLAD YOU’RE THERE

“What do you do?” “I’m a writer.” “Oh-h-h…”  (Glancing at the ever-present cell phone) : “Wow, would you look at the time.  Gotta run.  Catch ya later, okay?” Writers are always jotting ideas and thoughts down in something – in my case, usually a notebook.  Anything can trigger an idea for writing seeds.  Snippets of conversation.  Billboards.  TV commercials.  Sermons.  … Continue reading »

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100-Word Strolls for 8/26/16: OH, SO ‘THIS’ IS WHAT THE INSIDE OF A WRITER’S MIND LOOKS LIKE

To write something you have to risk making a fool of yourself. – Anne Rice THOSE WHO TELL THE STORIES RULE SOCIETY. – Plato Once writing has become your major vice and greatest pleasure only death can stop it. ~ Ernest Hemingway The thing you are most afraid to write. Write that. ~ Advice to … Continue reading »

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100-Word Strolls for 8/19/16: NOTES FROM MY BATHROOM MIRROR

Ever notice some of your most incisive thoughts and most brilliant debates occur in the shower when you can’t record them for mankind? I have a big 4′ by 3′ mirror in my bathroom.  We are not friends in the morning. “PING”.  Idea.  I got some black dry-erase markers and began capturing all that early-morning … Continue reading »

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