How I killed the Snooze

I’ve completely changed my snoozing habits in just a few weeks. Before that, I never really thought such a thing was possible. Yesterday morning the first alarm went off and I felt like a semi truck had hit me between the eyes. I instantly decided it was acceptable to snooze that morning. The next thing […]

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Resolutions vs. Habits

A few weeks ago is an interesting time of year when lots of people (including me) become suddenly resolved to change. Call me a cynic, but I don’t know that I have ever heard someone say “well I make a resolution every year and every year I achieve them”. That doesn’t mean it has never […]

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The Thing That Fell

It drifted slowly downward on a slight breeze; not sluggish, but wafting lazily toward the earth. It did not know where it came from and it was afraid. The sky seemed so vast that it was confused as to its own existence.   It realized that it was not alone. There were others like it […]

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Next Step

The man fought down the cry of pain that tried to claw its way free from his mouth. The agony was greater than anything he had yet experienced in his life. It was as if the pain was the sum of all pains he had ever felt. The old scar where he had gotten hit by a bottle rocket stung lightly. At the time it had seemed like he was going to die from the pain. Now it was just one voice among many. His foot ached where he had stepped on a nail. He remembered how much he had cried as it was disinfected. His shoulder throbbed where he had been shot during the war. That one he tried not to remember too much about. […]

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Consciously Incompetent

At the moment I am participating in Nanowrimo. If you aren’t aware, this is basically a novel writing marathon that takes place every year in November. I have participated once before and did my own writing month not in November last year. This year has been a much different experience from the two previous times. […]

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