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Posts related to my second novel, “I Don’t Know Why”

Cemetery Music


(Still working on my novel when I came upon a couple of paragraphs I’d completely forgotten writing more than a year ago …) The Orchard Depot cemetery sits on a ten acre hillside plot just south of the town limits … Continue reading

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Changes


(I’m having so much fun working on my novel that I’m going to post the chapter that occurs immediately before the sceneI posted last night – it’s still pretty rough, but I kind of like how it’s coming together.  The … Continue reading

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Sparks


(I’m up at my cabin, working on my novel. I wrote this short scene tonight – the setting is an all night diner in a small mid-west town.) Shortly after midnight on Angela’s first night waitressing at the Town Friar, a … Continue reading

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Vindication


(I’ve recently taken the first draft of my second novel, “I Don’t Know Why,” off of the shelf and started working on re-writing the second half.  Thanks to my wife for the idea that might just save the whole thing … Continue reading

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Gerald


(another excerpt from what will be my second novel, “I Don’t Know Why”) I found him tucked away on the top shelf of my Mom and Dad’s closet, in an old shoebox, with, among other things, a tiny pair of … Continue reading

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Helicopter Seeds


(Just a quick paragraph I wrote today from my novel-in-progress.  Kind of like the images it conjures up for me.) It was only a half day, the last day of school of my third grade year.  We had early dismissal … Continue reading

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Everything is Right There


(I’ve been so head down working on my new novel that I completely missed the 2nd birthday of Drivel by Dave … so with nothing else prepared, here’s an excerpt that I wrote tonight) It was about 11:30 when I … Continue reading

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