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Fair To Middlin’

Writing Progress has been made but it’s time to take stock and look at the map. The size of the task I’ve taken on in writing “A Foolish Odyssey’ is beginning to dawn. The first draft...

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Our Neighbour Larry

Larry’s place is just down the dock from us. It’s nice. Here’s a photo of it. He’s got a few nice places has Larry. We hear tell he’s got a couple of dozen houses in Malibu...

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15 – Week 3 Report

My writing is coming along nicely. I get up at seven most mornings and work until about nine. I’ve set up FREEDOM to block the internet until then. It takes away any temptation. This routine gives...

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Walking Calblanque

I think I must be solar-powered and my batteries are knackered, they don’t hold their charge. After a few days without the sun my energy just drains away and I’m in danger of going completely flat....

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A Portal To The Underworld

Writing isn’t about making money, getting famous, getting dates, getting laid, or making friends. In the end it’s about enriching the lives of those who will read your work, and enriching your own life as well....

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¡Viva La Nieve!

It’s been a notable week so far. On Tuesday Gail and I had visitors. A German gentleman by the name of Severin Kodderitzsch emailed me a couple of weeks ago and told me that he was thinking...

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Time & 15/2

Time. It’s been a theme this week. It’s already half way through the first month of the year and the first month at No15. What’s to show? Short answer. Not a lot. But that’s OK. As...

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A Story Of Scars

Stephen King wrote this in his novel ‘Misery’ “Writers remember everything…especially the hurts. Strip a writer to the buff, point to the scars, and he’ll tell you the story of each small one. From the big...

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A Good Question

I’ve started strong this week. It’s easy to do when something is new, when you’re full of enthusiasm, fired up. There will have been lots of folks who’ve started this New Year with firm intention. New...

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El Día De Los Reyes

In the UK Christmas will be all done and dusted by now. We took down our decorations on New Years Day, job done. Here in Spain they do things differently. Today is El Día De Los...