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Writing Challenge Update!

Up to 4,200 words so far. Ugghh! If you are participating in the November writing challenge, I wish you all the best. It’s important to remember this is a rough draft, not a final. Not a final. Not a final.

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Next Installment of The Hidden World

Follow the continuing adventure of the Elizabeth Mine Crew–Lara,Simon, and Kevin–as they venture farther into the abandoned mine and meet a strange figure. The Hidden World

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Podcasts

The new podcast is up. “The Hidden World” part one will have something for everyone. To begin with the episodes are shorter, so listeners are not obligated to sit for 25 to 30 minutes at a time. Also, I am … Continue reading

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Thumbs up for Sucker Punch

Well, I cannot agree with reviewers that have all but panned ‘Sucker Punch’. One reviewer was completely bewildered by the shift in localities; another called the movie “pornographic”. Let me set something straight: ‘Sucker Punch’ is a very imaginative thrill. … Continue reading

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Praise for Steampunk

Though the genre has been around for a while, evident in shows like “The Wild, Wild, West”, in novels by William Gibson, and even in the latest incarnation of Sherlock Holmes with Robert Downey Jr., steampunk has really come into … Continue reading

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