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The Quiet and The Void

It’s been a little while since I last wrote, I know. I’ve been settling in the quiet of the creative space in my mind and concentrating on my project Hanford Ground Zero. It is a place dedicated solely to creative … Continue reading

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Adventure in Writing: He Never Saw the Body!

I was cooking dinner with my wife. I don’t remember what we were making, probably something with chicken, but we were definitely cooking dinner. I remember reaching for a wooden spoon when this sudden realization came over me. I stood … Continue reading

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A Peek Into The Writing Project

A grey mist stretched endlessly in every direction. Echo shivered uncontrollably. His teeth chattered in the bitter cold. Around him the world was cast in an unnatural darkness. Empty and void. He wandered, naked save for the crucifix around his … Continue reading

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The Writing Project (an Update)

I have found myself working feverishly on my writing project for the 2016 National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) challenge. I started the project from the beginning (for the third time) and it has evolved beyond the original outline. I am … Continue reading

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The Veil and the Weird

Echo’s eyes opened slowly to find Jack and Ivan staring at him while he lay on the couch. He sat up startled. He discerned a subtle glow to their eyes. A glow that could have been easily missed if something in him had … Continue reading

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The Long Walk (The ReWrite)

The narrow staircase spiraled deep into the earth. A wall of stone closed in tightly on either side of Echo while evenly spaced bulbs overhead provided just enough light to see each precarious step. Ivan, comfortable and practiced with the descent, … Continue reading

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Home Sweet Home (The ReWrite)

Entering the house was like stepping into another world. Intricate stone work, high archways, and wrought iron sconces protruding from the walls transformed the home into a castle. If not for the modern art depicting the dichotomy between life and death, and the framed anime … Continue reading

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Drive Down Memory Lane (The ReWrite)

In the gloom of the pouring rain, under a dark and sullen sky, it was the more ominous side of Hanford which existed just outside Echo’s car. A haunted town where an uneasy dread settled over every empty street. A … Continue reading

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Lost and Found (The ReWrite)

Thunder grumbled through the tangle of thick black clouds pregnant with precipitation and drawn like a blanket across the heavens. The sky, unable to hold back its waters, let go saturating the earth below as if trying to cleanse every grievous … Continue reading

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Escape (The Re-Write)

The photos along the wall rattled with each strike at the door. Echo glanced nervously at his phone. It was nearly two in the morning. He assumed it was the cops though he had been careful to enter the house … Continue reading

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The Discovery (The ReWrite)

Another rewrite. Enjoy. Let me know what you think! The Coffee Haus was an eclectic bookstore and coffee shop complete with junk art and open mic night performances. Few patrons frequented the place anymore since the opening of a large … Continue reading

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Foul Reunions (The ReWrite)

Learning, listening, and taking the advice of an incredible writer. Here is a rewrite of Foul Reunions. Let me know what you think! As far back as Echo Basil McKinnon could remember Hanford had always been a small rural town … Continue reading

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“On Writing – A Memoir of the Craft” by Stephen King

I finished On Writing – A Memoir of the Craft by Stephen King yesterday while driving home from a quick stop to pick up coffee from my wife’s favorite coffee spot. It has taken me a little over a month … Continue reading

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Prologue – A ReWrite

Taking in the things I’ve learned recently, and the advice of an incredible writer, I re-wrote the prologue of my writing project. Feel free to let me know what you think! A bare bulb burned brightly overhead cutting a swath … Continue reading

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Piercing the Veil Pt. 5

The window shattered, glass exploding into the room, tearing through the thick floral curtains. Large shards pierced the wall across the room. A chorus of choked moans sang out beyond the bars of the broken window. “Fuck! Dammit! Dammit! Dammit!” … Continue reading

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