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Old Men

March 28, 2018

I have not been writing much fiction lately because my mind won’t let me. Looking back over my life, I realize that for almost all of my adult life I have fought. Oh, I fought as young man, from the school yards to the streets of Bed-Sty, but that was a different type of fight. […]

Recommended References for Writers

June 23, 2016

I was once asked, why I have so many dictionaries. The reason is simple because they are different. New words are coined; out of use words are deleted from most dictionaries. Only one dictionary understands that words are forever, that the etymology of words is important. Over the years some words have even changed their […]

Building Blocks

February 10, 2016

Writer: A person who writes books, stories, or articles as a job Writing: A sequence of letters, words, or symbols marked on a surface Like any other job, being a writer requires tools. In the case of a writer those tools are something to write with, something to write on and words. Words are the […]

A Blast From the Past

October 3, 2010

Back at my high school alma mater there is the story about my graduating class’ class song.  My school had a bit of a reputation and graduating classes did nothing to help dispel that rep. The story goes that when it came time to select the class song that the majority of the seniors, class […]

The Skin of Our Teeth

September 5, 2009

Technorati Tags: Stage West,Jerry Miller,Stephanie Dunnam,Renee Kelly,Cassi Bann,Patrick Bann,The Skin of Our Teeth,Thornton Wilder It was my pleasure to attend the first Friday performance at Stage West, (821 W. Vickery Blvd, Fort Worth, TX 76104). This was my first time attending a play at this location. The venue itself was a pleasant surprise. It is […]

Thanatopsis: A View of Mortality

February 18, 2009

As a teenager in high school I wrote an essay entitled “A Teenager’s Thanatopsis”. The The etymology of thanatopsis is from the Greek thanatos (“death”) and -opsis (literally, “sight”). Literally the word means “Meditation upon Death” or “View of Death”. The teenage years are normally the time we are first exposed to the reality of […]

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