ice rivers

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I have 905 stories published in 24 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 356178 times and 205 of my stories have been cherry picked.
29 of my 793 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 32 votes

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An Exorcist Urban Myth....An Hour in the Lobby

Our youngest daughter Mary lives in Boston. Way up North and not too far from Salem and the ghosts of witches past. I miss her every day but most of...

A Little Gender Identification

We were listening to the radio when these two songs came on back to back....."Lola" and "All Day and All of the Night" Seems like it's time for a...

Trouncing Kindness

When John Boehner was the Speaker of the House, I considered him to be a real prick. Compared to Repos of today Boehner was a pussycat. Boehner was...
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Cherry

Hooray for Mrs Leary

I'm an ex-teacher so I'm kind of an attention freak. I encouraged attention in my classes. I didn't demand it but was sensitive to it. I encouraged...

Beginning to Fill Fuller

It'a officially under way. Today I started the work on my next book which I am calling Fill Fuller. I'm choosing my favorite ABC posts and trying to...

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29 of my comments have received 32 Great Feedback votes

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that's

Posted on Thu, 03 Oct 2019

what ahm tawkin' bout. Love it

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Posted in American Diaspora

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The empty seat

Posted on Fri, 17 May 2019

My father filled that seat and left it to me.

Thank you

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Posted in On An Imminent Death

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good advice

Posted on Sat, 28 Jul 2018

I taught Creative Writing for 20 years. I woukld have been the person giving you the same advice you gave me, which is great feedback as I indicated. I have been writing for over 60 years now...i love it.....i can't help it....fish gotta swim...

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Posted in Short Cherry Rant

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The problem comes in when I'm

Posted on Sat, 28 Jul 2018

The problem comes in when I'm writing a novella. If the scenes don't attract attention in the beginning, they become far less "compelling" to new readers as the work continues. As of now, only 11 peple at the most, are up to date on what I'm...

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Posted in Short Cherry Rant

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kayfabe

Posted on Sat, 10 Mar 2018

Kayfabe is a carnival term for never letting a non- carny in on the secrets of the carny. Wrestling has a long association with carnivals.

Bad guys are always bad guys in kayfabe and they hate good guys in kayfabe which is like pretending...

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Posted in Donald Trump in the beginning

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i'm beginning to agree

Posted on Mon, 18 Dec 2017

in some ways i've resisted this mine because it seems too easy. Ya know the ageless bugaboo of thinking that it can't be any good unless it's a creative struggle. I should be old enough at this stage to realize this and appreciate the gold mine...

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Posted in Ralph and Big Dave

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I like it

Posted on Thu, 31 Aug 2017

I think I could use some indentations.

My favorite line....."In a way, it’s sort of like I’m feeling the story, connected with the characters beyond sight. Truly in touch with it, if you want.”

want might be will

Good work...

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Posted in Eyes

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very promising

Posted on Sun, 21 Feb 2016

I will continue to read which is the height of compliment, isn't it?

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Posted in Mistress and Servant Part 1

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paragraphing is important

Posted on Sun, 14 Feb 2016

yes it is and your paragraphing style moves the reader briskly through the content. Maybe reconsider the commas in the last sentence. I love it when stories end with a very short parageraph. Bravo

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Posted in Play, You...Play Me

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