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  • The First Line
    The first line is everything. The first line leads to the second line, and so on, until there are no lines left to read. Crafting that inviting first line is no easy task.
  • The Sting
    Earlier this year, I submitted a story to the inaugural issue of 48HR Magazine, which invited writers to craft stories based on a theme in about 24 hours. Editors and desi
  • Art in Entropy
    I recently spent a wonderful morning picking avocados in an aunt’s backyard, under a tree humming with bees. The moment was so full of life, but some of the more weather-w
  • Floriography
    Of the two-dozen stories I penned while in my Ficly frenzy of Aught-Nine, this may be the one of which I was the most pleased. I’ve long had a somewhat vague curiosity reg
  • The Street Sweepers
    I recently penned this short story at ficly.com, and it managed to attract some attention. It seems like a good jumping off point for me for a collection of urban fantasy
  • Recent Crayon Drawings
    While waiting for the arrival of a new baby, I've been spending a lot of time keep my two-year-old daughter amused so that my wife can rest. One thing we've been doing fro
  • Me Too Me Too
    After Ryan posted (and told me) about Ficly , and how it had opened the creative floodgates for him, 1024 characters at a time, I considered joining. At first, I didn't, b
  • Stories Without End
    I recently found an outlet for creative writing, and I’m actually using it. (Ficly) invites users to write 1,024-character (or less) stories. Each published endeavor is fl
  • A Short Scene From SFO
    (Something I jotted down while waiting for a flight to Reno, with some later editing.) A pale young woman with auburn hair, a low-cut white shirt, and a careless sweater t
  • Castles In The Sky
    This last August, we took a nice long vacation to Northern California and spent some quality time with just about all of our in-state family. On the Lake Tahoe leg of our
  • Angels in the Digital Age
    Light is crazy. Is it a particle? A wave? Both? It has no mass, but can't escape a black hole's pull. I read a Wired article a while back about a scientist who shot light

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