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     The concept of writer’s block has always interested me. My father, in his infinite wisdom, once told me: “You can’t be a full-time writer. You’ll get writer’s block and starve.” I stopped listening to his negative advice years ago, but a smidgen of doubt still persists. So what exactly is writer’s block?

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     Picking a name for a fictional character in a novel is an important aspect of writing with which many authors seem to struggle. I’ve read of authors switching character names several times in mid-novel.

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            I enjoyed reading Gray Justice.

            Premise: Ex-special-forces soldier, Tom Gray, wants vengeance for his son’s death, and the eventual suicide of his wife, at the hands of a car thief who is a repeat offender

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      I view constructive reviews of one of my books like a mini-critique, a chance to learn. A well-written review, good or bad, is an insight into a reviewer’s experience and knowledge. It might help me improve my skills by highlighting good or bad points in my writing, so why not listen and learn?

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     I endured a very frightening, and frustrating, experience the other night. A virus took over my computer and threatened to destroy about ten years of work. Worse, I allowed the virus onto my computer due to my own curiosity and stupidity. This post is to warn you not to make the same mistake. Do NOT open any emails from USPS.COM!

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     With the rebound of the housing market and low interest rates, many people are thinking about buying a new home and moving. The desire is understandable. Moving into a new house with new neighbors is like starting a new life. I know. I fell for the allure of the adventure myself. But I’m here to warn you. Don’t do it!

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     My father and I were never close. We were extreme opposites, both physically and personality wise. I used to think a drunken stork had left me on the wrong doorstep. Later I realized that fate really was that cruel.

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     A person would have had to be living under a rock to not have read Michael Crichton’s Jurassic Park or seen the multiple movies. This 1990 bestseller was obviously based on scientific theory, but the “de-extinction” of species is rapidly proving possible through advancing technologies.

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