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False Starts

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To be honest, I was very excited to read False Starts from the get-go. This hasn’t always the case with me for books throughout my many years of reading. Some, for various reasons that range from an admittedly superficial, naive … Continue reading

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The Circle of Hanh

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I have to admit something. Bruce Weigl’s The Circle of Hanh was not what I expected of a memoir about the Vietnam war. And this is a good thing. I’ll try to explain. Upon opening this book and beginning to … Continue reading

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Stop-Time

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It was during a blustery, chilly morning on Enders Island off the coast of Mystic, Connecticut, while discussing a sample of my writing in a peer driven workshop, that my friend Eugenia Kim first sparked my interest in Stop-Time by … Continue reading

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Sophie’s Choice

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Sophie’s Choice – a whammy of a book and a knockout for the conscience of the soul. Not only does it explore the deep, darker recesses of the heart that are often filled with regret and self-loathing, but it examines … Continue reading

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The Magus

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The Magus. Before the stroll of my reasoning began to wander the maze of this strange, dreamlike tale, I conducted some cursory research since I had little acquaintance of John Fowles and was curious as to what literary surprise the … Continue reading

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Whatcha want for Christmas?

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Recently, I was asked what I wanted for Christmas. Funny question and one I really didn’t know how to answer. I’ve never known how to answer that one. When I was young, I could think of all sorts of things, … Continue reading

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Stolen Valor

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So, as I was enjoying my morning glass of orange juice today, I came across something on the Internet that I had never heard of before. Stolen valor. It was really quite random. I often sit and absently browse the … Continue reading

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Veteran’s Day

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So, once again I had to be reminded that it is Veteran’s Day. It happens every year… and I’m still not quite sure I can articulate why it doesn’t enter my mind to remember it. But I want to try. … Continue reading

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A Few Thoughts on Image Disparity

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So, just a few thoughts on something I’m not sure a lot of people think about until they run smack into it and potentially have to wrestle with it… image disparity. Self-publishing, for me anyway, was largely a crash course … Continue reading

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So… this is blogging

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So… this is blogging. I feel like I’m sitting in a darkened room in front of a solitary table with a spotlight blazing from above, my illuminated, now pale face quite flushed and exposed. But, I guess with all things … Continue reading

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