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My favorite pancake restaurant

When I was younger I loved pancakes. Excuse me, I loved MAPLE SYRUP. Pancakes were a way to get as much maple syrup on my plate, my hands, and my face.

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What’s in a POV

I have written an entire novel in the wrong point of view. When I finally realized–many drafts later, after I’d already done a complete rewrite–fixing it was not as bad as I’d feared. But changing the whole POV of a story…is not something I would do for fun. And yet. It’s no joke that the…

Phases and cycles

Today, I wrote fiction for the first time in eight months. And now I’m writing here for the first time in…far longer. This fallow phase has been a necessary refresh, but now that the cycle tips back around I can admit to the bone-deep worry that maybe my writing wouldn’t come back this time. Writing…

He sleeps! (kinda)

I knew this kid would be trouble from the very first day in the hospital because he refused to sleep without at least a hand on him. It’s a small hospital. No nursery like you see on TV where visitors can look through a window at the babies all swaddled in their plastic tubs. He…

Good-bye (to one more try-fail cycle)

I always figured I’d someday make a Patreon page. When they announced their rate increase for new creators going forward, it seemed as good a time as any to throw one together before that deadline. Spoiler: that is not a useful way to approach this sort of thing. Not that making the page was a…


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