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2017

A Soviet educational movie “2017” shot in 1960. Bering Strait will be closed by a dam to improve the climate of the Far East. Huge underground machines will mine coal beyond the Polar Circle. The alarm clock will tickle your … Continue reading

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How to sell your words

It’s not important what or how well you write but who you are. Names sell words.

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Story ideas

The story ideas are like blood cells: they come to life until you die.

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Am I bright?

Someone called me “bright.” I replied that my brightness is an optical illusion.

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baby book

My twin granddaughters, 5 months old now (but adjusted to 3 since they were born prematurely), is the most attentive audience I have ever had.  They are staring at me with starry-eyed admiration and even forget to blink I have … Continue reading

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A new story

Just wrote a story. I was laughing out loud when I was writing it. I still do.

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Star Wars episode VII

Watched Star Wars episode VII on Netflix. They should stop making more of those. They are getting worse and worse and are giving the franchise a bad name. Adam Driver is awful as Kylo Ren and everyone else is just … Continue reading

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On Truman Capote

“You can’t blame a writer for what the characters say.” ― Truman Capote But you can blame the writer for recording it. ― Me

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Metafiction

Fanfiction is a no-no for editors unless you call it metafiction.

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What is a mensch?

What is a mensch? Mensch (Yiddish) is a person who uses a question mark at the end of an interrogative sentence.

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