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  • Thanks, Casey. I actually have a whole series with this narrator and her family. In a way, I think they work better as stand alone pieces, but I'd like to see them all...
  • I especially love, "smells like an empty whiskey glass." That's definitely showing and not telling! One thought: You use the word "cloudy" to describe the newspaper p...
  •   Thanks for a great first call! And before I can psych myself out of it I'm going to post a short synopsis (still very much working on it... finding the book hard to...

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  • I suppose you can look at the exercise like a form of gambling--in this case you're gambling on the hope that some truly creative ideas arise, which they very well might, depending on how effectively the editor and his gang of thugs are muffled. We're all alive, so why not write?
  • Ms. Reality Space commented on her article In This Flesh
    @Cathy & Deborah... thanks for your comments!  This was a pretty awesome journey, writing this piece.  Compulsive gambling cannot be cured, but can be arrested.  I hope with all my heart, to stay abstinent so I can love myself, love writing and be there for others...
  • Great post, Brooke. It reminded me of a Margaret Atwood quote:Writing is work. It's also gambling. You don't get a pension plan. Other people can help you a bit, but esentially you're on your own. Nobody is making you do this: you chose it, so don't whine.